Belagavi: Two people were killed on the spot and one person suffered injuries after a tipper rammed their bikes, on which they were traveling, from behind.
Pradeep Maruti Kolkar, 27, of Hidgalagi village in Khanapur taluk, and his relative, Aishwarya Gurannavar, 20, of Majagaon in Belagavi taluk, have been identified as the deceased. The accident happened near Rumewadi on Tuesday.
Both Pradeep and Aishwarya were relatives, and it is said that they belong to the same family. The tipper also hit Santosh Goudar, Deputy Range Forest Officer, working in Nagargali Range; he suffered injuries, said Suresh Shingi, Circle Police Inspector of Khanapur Circle.
He said the tipper driver fled the scene after the accident, and Khanapur police have registered a case.