Ponda: In a head on collision that was reported between WagonR and Innova cars near Patiyekade at Konem, Priol, along Ponda-Panaji highway, two occupants of WagonR, including an 8-year-old girl were seriously injured. The injured are admitted in a hospital in Ponda.
The injured are identified as Sadanand Naik (50), a resident of Cumbharjua and his daughter Swati Naik.
Ponda police informed that “the accident occurred at around 4.30 pm along Ponda-Panaji highway, as Sadanand Naik along with his daughter and 12-year-old son was proceeding towards Cumbharjau from Borim, in his WagonR car after having visited his in-laws. As he reached near Patiyekade at Konem, his car collided with an oncoming Innova car driven by Selvin Fernandez, a resident of Siolim.”
“Due to the head-on collision between the two cars, driver of WagonR – Sadanand Naik and his 8-year-old daughter sitting next to him sustained injuries. Other occupant of the car, and driver of the Innova car escaped with minor scratches,” added the police, adding a case of accident has been registered and further investigation is under progress.
Investigation about the exact nature of the accident is underway. Hawaldar Rajesh Bhomkar is investigating the case.