- Accident took place near Ankola, Karnataka
- Driver lost the control of the car
- On the way to Gokarna to perform pooja
Ankola: Ayush’s Minister of Centre, Shripad Naik’s car met with an accident near Ankola in Karnataka’s North Kannada district. The incident resulted in the death of the minister’s wife and his personal assistant on the spot.
The minister along with four members was on his way to Gokarna to perform pooja. Driver lost the control of the car speed and crashed resulting in the tragic incident. Shripad Naik is stable now who was rushed to Goa Medical College, late in Monday night. He will have two surgeries on Tuesday as he had fractures in the incident.
PM Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh wished the minister a speedy recovery. Rajnath Singh will visit Goa hospital later today. The government felt that there is no need of airlift and he is continuosly under observation by doctors.
Delhi CM Aravind Kejriwal wished him speedy recovery. Goa CM Pramod sawant had visited the hospital.