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Three youth injured as car collide with tanker on Panemangaluru bridge

  • Published in Bantwal
Bantwal: Three persons from one family sustained serious injuires in a gruesome accident between Tanker and Chaverlet car on Nethravathi bridge in Panemangaluru on Saturday April 4.

The injured are Rizwan (24) and Razik (14) sons of Abdul Lathif of Pithalegudde and Khader (14) son of Nasir.

The car in a bid to overtake a motor bike collided with the tanker which was plying from opposite direction said eyewitnesses. As the impact of the accident the car went under the lorry. The three occupants of the car sustained serious injuries and were rushed to a hospital in B.C Road with the help of locals. They were later taken to a hospital in Mangaluru.

The parts of the car were seen spread on the road. Traffic was snarled for an hour due to the accident. Police rushed to the spot and eased the traffic by permitting them to move on the old bridge. The car was later cleared from the road by using a crane.

A case has been filed in Bantwal police station.

Car overturned near Kinnigoli, driver makes miraculous escape

  • Published in Surathkal
Car overturned near Kinnigoli, driver makes miraculous escape
Mulky: A Maruthi 800 car going from Mulky towards Kinnigoli over turned near Battakody on Saturday April 4. Miraculously the driver of the car escaped without any injuries.

The incident occurred when the car driver tried to overtake a lorry moving before his car. As a result the driver lost control over his car and rammed into the stone laid on sewage on the right side of the road. The impact of the accident was so high that the back tyre of the car was detached from the vehicle.

Eye witnesses said that the rash and negligence driving from the car driver was the reason for the accident. A case has been filed in rural police station.




Autocross 15 in Moodbidri from April 4-5

  • Published in Moodabidri
Autocross 15 in Moodbidri from April 4-5
Moodbidri:  Autocross 15 and Auto expo, mega motor sports meet and motor show will be held at Moodbidri by Tribhuvan Auto Mobile Sports Club in association with Bedra Adventure Club, JCI and India MKotor Sports Club from April 4-5. The show will commence in Kallabettu Marigudi Panchratna Ground, informed Abhijit, Organizer of Tribhuvan Sports Club.

He informed in a press meet on Thursday that Yotu Minister Abhayachandra Jain will inaugurate the show.

Two wheeler and four wheeler race will commence in various categories. Prestigious two wheeler and four wheeler manufacturing companies, financial companies, product sales exhibitions will be there in the show.  On 4 April, from 3 p.m onwards bike show from Coastal Bikers and bike stunts from Ex riders of Mysuru will stun the viewers.

More than 250 racers and 30,000 audiences are expected to participate in the show. Special attraction would be last year’s National Champion K.P.Arvind.

Kuldeep, Pratap Kumar Dheerendra and Hameed were present at the press meet.

Car driver violates rules, kills bike rider

  • Published in Mangaluru
Mangaluru: A person died in a road accident at Kulur Bridge here on Wednesday April 1.

The deceased has been identified as Sunil Acharya, a resident of Car Street. He was on his way from Kulur to Panambur on his bike. A car coming from the opposite direction collided with his bike. Sunil was thrown onto the road and was rushed to a hospital, but died on the way.

It is said that the car driver was driving the car in wrong direction violating the rules. The north traffic police from Suratkal have registered a case.


Man dies in car-scooter accident

  • Published in Kerala
Kasargod: A person was died and another was injured in a collision between car and scooter on Tuesday March 31.

The deceased has been identified as Abdul Khader (42) a resident of Hosangadi Ramathamajalu. The pillion rider Siddiq (28) sustained injuries.

The incident occurred when the duo was returning from fishing. The car heading to Mangaluru air port collide with the scooter. The seriously injured Abdul Khader was rushed to a hospital but he breathed his last without responding to the treatment. 

A case has been filed at Manjeshwar police station.

Chitrapura: Car damaged in an accident

  • Published in Surathkal
Surathkal: Near here in Chitrapura, on National highway, an incident of accident where bus and lorry hit a car had happened on Tuesday afternoon.

The vehicles were on their way from Mangaluru to Surathkal. The three vehicles were competing with each other to overtake one another, caused an accident. Car is damaged but luckily no one is injured.


Base 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata to start at $25,735

  • Published in Automotive
The new Mazda MX-5 Miata will start at $25,735. That’s a price bump of $1,125 over the outgoing 2014 model. Prices include $820 shipping.

Mazda has completely rebuilt the Miata, shaving more than 150 pounds, and developing an all-new chassis and a lightweight suspension.

“As we get closer to the MX-5's summer on-sale date, we're seeing a surge in interest and excitement from enthusiasts and journalists," Jim O'Sullivan, CEO of Mazda North American operations, said in a statement. “Already, early MX-5 reviews have been overwhelmingly positive, and we expect the momentum that MX-5 has garnered to continue to build as drivers get behind the wheel of our fourth-generation sports car.” reported the price was first announced on “Live With Kelly And Michael” this morning.

The Miata will spawn a Fiat Spider version, and could see more competition if Mini builds the Superleggera two-seat roadster.

The fourth-generation MX-5 Miata is scheduled to arrive at dealers this summer.

Mazda plans to sell the Miata in three trim levels: Sport, Club and Grand Touring. Compared to the Sport trim, the Club trim has more aggressive styling and performance upgrades, while the top-of-the-line Grand Touring trim adds creature comforts. Mazda has not revealed pricing for the Club and Grand Touring trim levels.

U.S. customers may struggle to find a Miata anywhere near the entry-level sticker price at launch. Demand often exceeds supply at launch for cult favorites such as the Miata, prompting automakers to fill their first shipments with richer, top-of-the-line cars. Later, once supply has caught up with demand, they sell cheaper base models in greater numbers.

Car accident near NITK Surathkal

  • Published in Surathkal
Car accident near NITK Surathkal
Surathkal: Two persons escaped death as the car they were travelling met with an accident near NITK here.

The incident took place on the late night of Monday March 23.  

The incident might have happened as the driver lost control over the car. The back side of the car is completely mangled.

It is suspected that the car might belong to students of local medical college. A case has been filed in Surathkal police station.  

More news is awaited.
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