Police today informed that as many as thirteen people today lost their lives when a mini-truck they were travelling in rammed into a huge tree.
A police officer informed: “There was also a sort of stampede as people scrambled to get out of the vehicle after the accident.” Two men were also killed in the accident that occurred on the state highway in Thore Settihalli village. At least 55 others were injured.
“The accident took place at 7.30 p.m. on Sunday night when around 70 people were travelling in the canter (mini-truck) on their way to a wedding. Mandya is around 100 km from Bengaluru