Karwar: Two members of a family died in a ghastly road mishap at Mirjan near Kumta in the district on Monday evening.
A car from Uchila near Kaup in Udupi district and a lorry were involved in a head-on collision. Rasheed (25), who was driving the Renault car, died on the spot. His aunt’s daughter Asmat (23), who was critically injured, died in the hospital.
Asmat’s child Faiz, her father Irfan and Rasheed’s friend Safwan, who travelled with them, were also severely injured and they are being treated in a hospital in Manipal.
Rasheed was employed in Saudi Arabia and had arrived on holidays about 15 days ago. They had left Uchila for Kumta in the Renault car on Sunday night to visit relatives.