Puttur: Periyashanti, a small village on NH 75 which is known as a hazardous spot, was witness to yet another road
mishap on Friday evening.
A private bus plying from Mangaluru to Bengaluru collided head-on with a pick-up vehicle carrying workers from Udane
The pickup got smashed and dragged over a distance. Vilas, Laldev, Abhimanyu, Jugal and Abhilash, all hailing from the northern states, were severely injured. Riju Mathew, the driver, too was injured.
People residing around helped in pulling them out and getting them hospitalized. A case has been registered at the Uppinangady police station.