Puttur: A Mahindra Scorpio car carrying ten members of a family went out of its driver’s contol at the Ichalampady cross at Periyashanti near Nellyadi on Friday night.
The vehicle rolled over and crashed into a tree and got smashed. Varija (55) and Suresh (35) from Ettukallu Kodangai in Vittal of Bantwal taluk died on the spot.
Among the other injured, the condition of Kalyani, Pushpa and Pradeep is said to be alarming. They are being treated in a hospital in Mangaluru. Shubha, Santosh and Shashikala are also injured.
The ten members of the family, including two children, were returning from the house-warming ceremony of a relative in Sakleshpur in Hassan district. After the mishap occurred, three of them had got stuck inside the mangled vehicle. They were pulled out by the public and the police.