A youth and his school going sister died after their scooter collided with a car on a highway in Sullia taluk of Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada district, police said on Wednesday.
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The accident occurred on the Subrahmanya – Jalsoor state highway on Tuesday afternoon at Elimale in Sullia taluk, police said.
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The deceased have been identified as Nishant of Kadapala Bajinadka and his younger sister Moksha.
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Nishant was a student of a junior college in Sullia and his sister was studying in Class 5, they said.
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The duo were seriously injured in the accident and were rushed to the government hospital at Sullia.
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While Nishant died on the way to hospital, Moksha succumbed to injuries while being taken to Mangaluru for specialized treatment.
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