Mandya, Jan 10: Former CM Siddaramaiah escaped unhurt when his escort vehicle was involved in a serial accident on the Mysuru-Bengaluru highwaynear Gowdahalli in Srirangapatna on Wednesday.
He was travelling to Mysuru from Bengaluru. Police said no one was injured but five SUVs were damaged. The escort vehicle allegedly hit a car from behind, which led to five SUVs hitting each other.
Later, sub-inspector Marigowda, who was in the escort vehicle, died of a heart attack. Sources said he was traumatised by the accident.
Former CM Siddaramaiah unhurt, 5 SUVs damaged in serial crash