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Father, daughter killed in road accident

A family of four were riding a two-wheeler when their vehicle rammed into a stationary tipper.

By: Express News Service | Bangalore |
August 15, 2014 10:19:02 pm

A father and daughter were killed in a road accident near Kogilu flyover at Yelahanka in north Bangalore on Friday morning.

Chowdappa, 32, along with his family of four — including his wife Savitha and two daughters — was riding a two-wheeler to Devanahalli, when their vehicle rammed into a stationary tipper that was parked on the main road.

The impact killed Chowdappa and his six-year-old younger daughter Ananya. The two survivors were admitted to the hospital by locals and are said to be in critical condition police are looking for the driver of the tipper, who fled the scene.

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Five foreign students suspected of drunk driving narrowly escaped near death when the driver lost control and the vehicle turned near Kempegowda International Airport on Friday.

The Sudanese nationals were students at a city college and resided at Kammanahalli. Locals rescued them and admitted them to a nearby hospital, but the students got themselves discharged without intimating police.

Police have recovered the vehicle and identified two of the students as Almuz Omer, 21, and Esra, 21.

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