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17 hurt in road accidents

By Our Staff Reporter

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MAY 15. As many as 10 persons, including four girls, were injured in separate road accidents that occurred in the district today, according to sources. In the first accident, Badushah (40) and Khalid (40), both hailing from Nedumangad, were injured when a car knocked down the motorcycle on which they were travelling near Azhikode around 8 a.m. today.

In another accident at Oruttambalam, 59-year-old Radhamoni was injured when a motorcycle knocked her down at around 1 p.m.

The motorcyclist, Jaison (59), who hails from Kodunganoor, was also injured in the accident.

Four girls who were returning after tuition were injured when a car knocked them down near Trippadapuram around 4-30 p.m. The injured have been identified as Remya (12), Anupama (12), Aswathi (12) and Reshmi (13).

Another pedestrian was injured when he was knocked down by a motorcycle near Aramkallu around 4-45 p.m.

The injured has been identified as Raghavan (70) of Vazhayila. In another accident, 67-year-old Rajan, hailing from Kozhikode, was injured when he was knocked down by an autorickshaw near Medical College around 5 p.m.

Seven persons sustained injuries when the KSRTC bus in which they were travelling overturned at Narikallu, near Vattapara, this evening. Police said the bus driver lost control after the brakes of the vehicle failed. The city fast bus was plying on the Vattapara-Vembayam route when the accident occured. The injured were taken to the Medical College Hospital. Hospital sources said none of the injuries were serious.

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