Mulki: Jagadish Pai (53) and his daughter Prateeksha Pai (18) were severely injured as their car rammed into a lorry parked by the side of the highway at Pavanje on Wednesday.
They both have been admitted to a private hospital in Mangaluru. Prateeksha’s condition is said to be alarming.
She had recently passed in the PU examination. They had gone for admission in an Engineering college on the outskirts and were returning from Konaje towards Katapadi. Jagadish Pai was driving the car.
The lorry had been stopped and parked by its driver just ten minutes earlier, according to eyewitnesses.