Staff Correspondent

HASSAN: Two persons were killed and one was injured seriously in two separate accidents in the district in the last 24 hours. Police said Hombegowda (35) was killed on the spot, when the car by which he was travelling collided with a Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation Bus near Chikkabanavaragate in Arsikere taluk on Monday morning. The car, which was going to Shimoga from Arsikere, collided with the bus, which was coming from Shimoga.

Prakash, who was injured, has been admitted to hospital in Arsikere, according to the Banavara Police who registered a case.

Knocked down

In another incident Ningappa (65), a pedestrian, was killed, when a car knocked him down on Sainatha Raod off Arsikere town on Sunday night, according to reports reaching here. It is said that he was a resident of Basaveshwara Colony in Arsikere town. The Arsikere Town Police have registered a case.