Bantwal: A private bus from Vittal to Perla and another bus belonging to Salyan Motors and arriving from Kasaragod collided head-on near the Saradka checkpost on the Kalladka-Kanhangad interstate highway on Tuesday.
While one bus got pushed to a side while the corner of another bus near the driver’s seat was completely smashed.
Passengers Sreevidya (26) of Padre and Nalini (26) sustained severe injuries. Others injured include Mokshita (19) of Maniampare, Nalini (19) of Perla, Prajna (17) of Katukukke besides another two.
They were shifted to the government hospital in Puttur. The Vittal police have registered a case.