Mother and Son Killed in Ghastly Road Mishap near Lemina cross Nitte
Karkala: A mother and her son were killed in a ghastly road accident involving a car and Bharat benz truck on the Karkala State highway near Lemina cross near Nitte on October 5 evening.
The deceased have been identified as Shalet D’Souza (47) and her son Winson D’Souza (22), residents of Miyar Karkala.
According to the Karkala Rural Police, a speeding Benz truck of Andra Pradesh Registration which was plying from Karkal to Belman rammed into the Nano car coming from the opposite direction in which Shalet and her son Winson were travelling.
Shalet and her son Wilson were killed on the spot. Shalet D’Souza was the wife of Walter D’Souza and owner of Glorious Oil Mills in Karkal.
As soon as the incident took place, the driver of the truck fled from the spot and later surrendered in the Karkala rural police station.
Karkala Rural police have registered a case and are investigating.