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One injured in an accident near Kannangar
By: Hareesh Kumar Hejmady
Padubidri, April 22nd, 2016: In an accident involving two trucks and a Maruti Esteem car on one-way section of NH-66 near Padubidri-Kannangar on Friday at 3 pm, one person was injured with a fractured hand and the car was badly damaged.
The car from Mani was returning from Neelavara temple and was thrown to the right side road when a truck hit it from behind. After moving further with the impact, it hit another truck coming from the same direction loaded with stones, causing further damage.
42-year-old Raghuram from Mani, seated at the backside of the car was injured with a fracture on his right hand. He was immediately immediatey taken to a private hospital in Mangalore by a by-stander.
The stone-laden truck's axle broke and it was stranded on the middle of the road causing traffic jam for serveral hours on the highway.