Kundapur: Kannur-bound car topples from flyover; couple killed, son injured

12:59 PM Apr 11, 2024 | Team Udayavani |

Kundapur: A couple were killed and their son was injured in a road accident that took place on April 9 on the flyover opposite Bobbaryanakatte.


The deceased are identified as Munnavar (49), who was driving the car, and his wife Sameera (41), a native of Kannur in Kerala. Their son Suhail (18), who was in the car, was seriously injured and is recovering at Manipal Hospital. He is said to be out of danger.

Accident details:

The accident took place when Munnavar and his family were traveling to Kannur from Kolhapur.

Their speeding car fell from the flyover onto the service road after Munnavar lost control of the vehicle. All three were immediately rushed to the hospital in Kundapur.


Sameera died immediately upon admission to the hospital, while Munnavar succumbed to injuries at Manipal Hospital on April 10. The mortal remains of both were handed over to relatives after the post-mortem.

Kundapur DySp Belliyappa, Circle Inspector Nada Kunar, Traffic SIs Naveen Naik, and Savitri Nayak visited the accident spot for the inspection.


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