Bangalore, Oct 25 (UNI) Seven people, including three women, were killed and six others injured when a tempo rammed against a truck near Nittur Cross in Tumkur district, about 95 km from here, today.
Tumkur police said the tempo was on its way to Bangalore from Mangalore, while the lorry was proceeding from Tumkur to Tiptur. The victims, including three couples, were returning to the city from Mangalore after finishing a tour of Goa.
The injured, four of them in serious condition, were admitted to Tumkur and Gubbi hospitals, police added.
Following the incident, vehicular movement on the busy national highway was disrupted for more than two hours.
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