Man crushed to death as tree collapses on car at Verna

Fire personnel take a look at the car trapped under a tree near Senaulim, Verna.

Vasco: In a tragic incident, assistant manager of production at Tulip Diagnostics Pvt Ltd based at Verna industrial estate died on the spot after a huge tree crashed on his car near Senaulim at Verna on Tuesday morning.

As per information from Verna police, the incident occurred at around 8.45 am when the deceased who is identified as Sunil Naik (43), a resident of Agali Fatorda-Margao was travelling by his car towards Verna IDC  when a huge tree uprooted and came down crashing on his car near Senaulim at Verna.

The impact was such that Sunil got trapped and died on the spot. Verna police and Verna fire personnel rushed to the site. The body was pulled out from the ill-fated car after hard efforts and has been preserved at Hospicio morgue for postmortem.

The deceased was a native of Karwar and is survived by wife and two daughters. Further investigation is in progress under the supervision of PI Mohan Gaude.