Udupi: Couple from Hiriyadka Killed in Road Mishap at Chikkagonda, Children Injured

Udupi: Two persons from Udupi died and two children were injured when the car they were travelling overturned at Chikkagonda near Channarayapatna in Hassan district on Tuesday January 12.


The deceased have been identified as Ashok Prabhu (45) and his wife Ashwini Prabhu (35), residents of Prenankila near Hiriyadka. Two childern have sustained severe injuries in the accident and are admitted to the hospital.

According to sources the couple were travelling from Perankila to Bengaluru in their Nano car. When they reached Chikkagonda the driver lost control and the car overturned. Ashok Prabhu and Ashwini Prabhu were killed on the spot.

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Ashok Prabhu was employed as a Software Engineer in Bengaluru. Hirisave police have registered a case.


  1. What a tragedy… 2 small kids have lost their parents at single go. None should go thru’ such situation ever. I feel sorry for the kids. Nano is only fine to go in and around the city limits, but not built for long travel. May god rest the departed souls in peace.

  2. Is there anyway I can reach out to the kids if they do not have a guardian by now or do not have anyone to take care of. Upon confirmation, I can provide my complete details to legally proceed further to bring them to my house.
    Also, please don’t get me wrong I’ll not respond to any criticism or to any other comments With the exception of MR team and I’ll share my details only with officials. Sorry if it sounds rude, nowadays few people sees everything as show off and creating a negative vibe, if those kids got a guardian or even if it’s no way possible to adopt them with my family, I would like to go anonymous that’s all.
    For now I can only say, I’m from Chennai and IT professional.
    Thank you in advance to the Team

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