Accident involving multiple vehicles on Bengaluru-Mysuru highway claims life of a child

Mysuru MP Pratap Simha tweeted that the driver of a private bus hit a vehicle in front. Eventually, six other vehicles were impacted in the accident

October 01, 2022 02:10 pm | Updated 02:10 pm IST - MYSURU

Portions of the newly-widened highway between Mysuru and Bengaluru have recently been thrown open to traffic.

Portions of the newly-widened highway between Mysuru and Bengaluru have recently been thrown open to traffic. | Photo Credit: File photo

An accident involving a private bus and six other vehicles near Channapatna on the Bengaluru-Mysuru highway has claimed the life of a child.

On October 1 morning, Mysuru MP Pratap Simha tweeted that the driver of a private bus hit a vehicle in front. Eventually, six other vehicles were impacted in the accident. Using the hashtag #SpeedKills, the MP emphasised the importance of driving carefully and of good roads.

Portions of the newly-widened highway between Mysuru and Bengaluru have recently been thrown open to traffic. While emphasising the need for self-control, Mr. Simha said highway patrolling will soon start on the highway.

Authorities have claimed that the the 117-km stretch of the road between the two cities can be covered in 75 minutes when the expressway is complete.

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