Kasargod: A truck rammed into an electric transformer on the roadside at Munamkadavu Periya, killing the cleaner of the truck on the spot, on Sunday, March 15.
The deceased has been identified as Mani (43), a resident of Pollachi, Tamil Nadu.
Drivers Shakthi Velu and Kumar have been severely injured and have been admitted to a nearby hospital.
The mishap was so gruesome that locals spent hours making a desperate attempt to pull the injured person out of the mangled remains.
The police sources informed that the truck was carrying electric poles to Kundangui. At this point in time, the truck driver lost control causing the mishap.
Meanwhile, during the rescue operation, two firefighters too have been injured.
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