Kasaragod: Umesh (65) of Heroor Bandyodu in the district and his wife Sharada (62) died when a car they were travelling in rammed into a tanker from behind near Hosangadi on Sunday evening.
They were on their way from Mangaluru towards home. The mishap took place as the car approached the Vamanjoor checkpost. Sharada is said to have died on the spot.
Three others in the car, Shobha (19), Sangeeta (6) and Manvita (3), have been injured in the mishap and they have been shifted to a hospital in Mangaluru.