Two persons were killed and two were injured when their car rammed a stationary lorry on National Highway 206 near Gubbi gate in Tumkur on Friday morning. The police identified the victims as Maheshwarappa (50), who was a personal assistant to Minister for Social Welfare, and his son, Rajan (21). Maheshwarappa’s wife, Thayamma (45), and his daughter, Sowmya (18), were seriously injured and were shifted to NIMHANS in Bangalore.

Maheshwarappa’s family was going to Bangalore from Agrahara in Chikmagalur district when the accident occurred.

— Staff Correspondent

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