Bengaluru: Nine people, including two children, were killed on the spot after the cruiser in which they were travelling met an accident with a truck near Kallambella in Sira Taluk of Tumakuru district in the wee hours of Thursday.
The cruiser was going to Bengaluru, and the truck rammed the cruiser from behind. Sources said that there were 20 passengers in the cruiser and initial information suggests that the passengers were from Raichur district. More details about the accident are yet to be available.
The injured have been shifted to the district hospital in Tumakuru, and they are likely to be shifted to a tertiary care hospital. Tumakur SP and other police officers rushed to the spot. Deputy Commissioner YS Patil, SP Rahul Kumar Shahpurwada visited the spot and the hospital where the injured are being treated.
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