KARWAR: Minimum three people from Hubballi killed as the car they were traveling in fell into a stream near Siddapur late Wednesday night. The incident came to light on Thursday afternoon.
Nischala Hiremath, a resident of Keshwapur; Ronit, a native of Bengaluru, who is studying Engineering at the KLE College in Hubballi; Akshatha Hiremath and Sushmitha, residents of Vidyanagar were travelling in the car.
The incident occurred when the car driver lost control over the vehicle when it reached near Heggarani Kodanamane in Siddapur taluk while returning from the falls. Local residents found the car in stream on Thursday afternoon.
According to locals, dead bodies of two men and a woman were found in the car, while search is on for fourth person.
According to a media report, the youths had borrowed the car belonging to Mahavira Devakki, who owns a car wash centre in Keshwapur, and went for a visit to the Unchalli Falls in Uttarakannada district.