Kasargod, KL: Woman, daughter killed in road accident in Kerala's Kasargod; husband, auto driver seriously injured on 21st january 2018
A young woman and her daughter were killed when a truck rammed into the autorickshaw they were travelling in on the highway at Poinachi early Sunday morning.
Police identified the deceased as Shobha and her eight-year-old daughter Vismaya. They suspect that the driver of the Maharashtra-registered truck, carrying rubber sheets, lost control over the vehicle and rammed into the auto.
The impact of the crash flattened the autorickshaw and it was found in a roadside ditch. The bodies of the mother and daughter were trapped inside and residents who rushed to the spot said the autorickshaw had to be cut open to extricate their bodies.