One killed as car topples

One killed as car topples

March 5, 2017

In a tragic incident, one person was killed and two others were seriously injured, when the car in which they were travelling toppled as the driver lost control of the car on Bengaluru-Mysuru Highway near Srirangapatna, yesterday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Mahesh (25), a native of Udupi and the injured have been identified as 22-year-old Shivaraju and 23-year-old Digvijay, both native of Uttar Pradesh. Venkatasubba Rao, the driver of the car, escaped miraculously.

It is reported that the trio, who were working in a private firm in Bengaluru, where on their way towards Mysuru. When the car was proceeding near the pump house in K. Shettahalli Reserve Forest, the driver lost control of the car resulting in the car toppling, seriously injuring the trio.

All the injured were admitted to Columbia Asia Hospital in Mysuru, where Mahesh breathed his last after failing to respond to the treatment. Shivaraju and Digvijay are said to be critical.

Srirangapatna Rural Police have registered a case in this regard.



Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 45 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.


Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]