Goa: An 18-year-old girl was killed and her sister seriously injured when the speeding car of Goa MLA Glen Ticlo’s 27-year-old son allegedly mowed down a girl in Karnataka’s Belagavi on Tuesday. The accused by arrested for rash driving but was later released on bail.
Two more girls got injured in the incident and they have been admitted in a hospital. The accident took place when the girls were crossing Goa-Belgaum National Highway. The accident triggered violence in Goa. “A mob gathered at the spot and broke the windshields of the car and tried to set it ablaze,” he added.
The accident occurred Monday evening on the NH-4, they said.
The speeding luxury car driven by Cail Glen Souza Ticlo (27), son of Goa lawmaker Glen Ticlo, mowed down the two women while they were crossing the highway near the fruit market, police commissioner D C Rajappa said.
“Three girls were hit because of rash and negligent driving by the MLA’s son who was driving the car. The girls were crossing the highway. Unfortunately, it led to the death of one of the girls, while the other two were injured and admitted to the hospital,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Belagavi) Sima Latkar told ANI.
With agency inputs