3 of family killed as car hits bus

Thursday, Jul 9, 2015,22:02 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kannur | Three persons of a family, including two women, were killed and two others seriously injured when the car collided with a private bus at Koranpeedika NH -17 near Pariyaram, about 30 Km from here, today.
According to police, the deceased were identified as Latheef (35), Amina (70) and Mariyam (65) and seriously injured Kunhamina (39) and Abdul Rahiman (45) all hailing from Kuppam near Thaliparamba in the district. The injured persons were admitted at Pariyaram Medical College hospital (PMCH). The bodies were also shifted to PMC for post-mortem.
The incident occurred at around 1500 hrs when the family was on way to the house at Kuppam from Payyanur when  the  car collided with a private bus proceeding to Kasargod from Kannur at NH 17 near Pariyaram Higher Secondary School. The bus rammed into a compound wall after hitting the car and many passengers of the bus sustained minor injuries.