Belagavi, Oct 30 : Two people died and eight were injured when a car in which they were traveling, dashed against wayside polls and bridge at Kanagala village in Hukkeri Taluk in the district in the early hours on Wednesday, police said.
The deceased were identified Vaibhav Sambaji Badakar (23) resident of Dindinerali in Karvir taluka of Kolhapur district and another Digvijay Sachin Patil (22) native of Kolhapur district.
The car was en-route Nipani from Belagavi, police further said.The injured were rushed to a hospital at Kolhapur while two people succumbed to injuries on the way to hospital.
Superintendent of Police Laxman Nimbargi said that the driver was driving in a rash and negligent manner and lost control and dashed against roadside polls and a bridge.
A case has been registered and further investigation was underway, police added.(UNI)