Two killed in road accident

Staff Correspondent

TUMKUR: The driver of a KSRTC bus and a passenger were killed and 12 others were injured when the bus rammed a tree at Jakkanahalli Gate, near here, on the National Highway no.206, in the early hours of Sunday.

According to the police, the bus was going from Bangalore to Chikmagalur. Indra (38), a resident of Bangalore, died on the spot.

The driver, Basavalinge Gowda (40), succumbed to injuries at hospital.

The injured passengers were treated in different hospitals here. Police have registered a case.

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