Woman killed in car collision in Palakkad
Chalissery (Palakkad): A woman was killed and two others injured after two cars collided at Pattambi-Kunnamkulam road. The deceased is identified as Niveditha aka Fathima (19), wife of Perinthalmanna native Ameen. She hails from Edappally in Ernakulam.
Perinthalmanna natives Dr Omar and Aswathi who were travelling in the car with Niveditha sustained injuries. Niveditha was a staff of Dr Omar's clinic. The mishap took place near Khadeeja Manzil bus stop in Chalissery on Saturday at 6 in the evening.
A car coming from Pattambi side happened to collide with another car coming in opposite direction. The car overturned under the impact of the collision. Both the cars were badly damaged.
Niveditha was sitting in the backside of the car that was going in Kunnmakulam direction. As the air bags opened, those who were sitting in the front seat were saved, the police said. The passengers in the other car only sustained minor injuries.
The people who were present at the accident spot rescued the passengers and admitted the injured in a private hospital in Kunnamkulam. Chalissery police charged a case.