An 18-year-old boy from Bengaluru died and three others suffered injuries when the car they were traveling in hit a divider near Channarayapatna in Hassan district on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Dheeraj from Anchepalya in Bengaluru.
Dheeraj was traveling to Channarayapatna with his parents, brother, and two others to attend a program at a relative’s place. His father Jagadeesh was driving the car. While traveling on the Channarayapatna-Shettihalli flyover, he lost control over his vehicle in an attempt to avoid hitting a car. The vehicle hit the divider and turned turtle. Jagadish, his wife Nalinakshi, sons Dheeraj and Dushyanth suffered injuries.
The doctors at the government hospital declared Dheeraj dead. The Channarayapatna Traffic Police have registered a case.