Man and daughter killed as bus rams scooter near Konni

Man and daughter killed as bus rams scooter near Konni
The scooter which met with the accident.

Konni: A 52-year-old man and his teenage daughter were killed after a bus rammed their scooter at Eliyarackal junction near Konni in Pathanamthitta district on Friday.

Prasad of Aruvappulam and his 18-year-old daughter Anu Prasad (Ammu) were the victims. Anu was a final year BSc student at St Thomas College, Kozhencherry. Prasad had just returned from South Africa a day before.

The private bus, Venad, conducting services along the Punalur-Pathanamthitta route rammed their scooter at Eliyarackal. They were on their way back home after visiting Konni.

The bus dragged the bodies for around 10 metres before coming to a halt. Anu died on the spot. Though Prasad was rushed to a hospital in Pathanamthitta, his life could not be saved.

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