A TV journalist died when a car hit the two-wheeler he was riding at Puzhambram near Ponnani on Sunday night.
The impact of the collision was so severe that the tanker driver's cabin got ripped off from the vehicle and came crashing down on the roof one of the cars, trapping its occupants, the official said.
They had captured their time at the river with their mobile phones. In a video posted by one of them on his social media account, the three others can be seen diving into the river and enjoying.
According to some sources, the agency and the contractor who were executing the works at the accident site did not take any precautions to alert the locals about ongoing activities
Sources said that the mishap occurred after a pedestrian suddenly appeared in the middle of the road and the driver took a sharp turn following which the vehicle overturned.
The bus fell into a ditch along the National Highway-34 at Rupahar in Raiganj police station area, they added.
The deceased have been identified as Anand Shekhawat, Tarachand Barala, Ashok Bileda, Vijendra Singh and Pavan Mistry, the police said, adding that it was not clear who was driving the car.
The ministry said that at 6:45 pm local time it learned that "an An-26 aircraft had disappeared from radar 38 kilometre from Khabarovsk airport".
Driver Ranganath Swamy who unauthorisedly entered the tracks from the Doddaballapur-Huskur Road was arrested by the Government Railway Police on Tuesday and was booked under four sections
Truck collides with train in Bengaluru division near Karmelaram railway station, no casualties reported
Divisional Railway Manager Shyam Singh who rushed to the spot in an Accident Relief Train with other officials said, "There are no injuries or casualties or any derailment of the train."
Police said the deceased, Selvam (28), an employee of a private firm in Oragadam, got married four months ago.
According to the police, Sudhakar (37) from Kayalarmedu village suffered grievous injuries after his two-wheeler was hit by the car on Tuesday.
While no one was injured in the incident, the car carrying the MLAs was hit in the rear tyre by the other vehicle.
Open drains in the city have caused a series of deaths, mostly due to drowning, during the monsoon season in the last few years.
The boat was designed to carry up to 40 people, but authorities are still checking the exact number of passengers, who are mostly believed to be students.