KANHANGAD: Drafted in a blood-stained white dhoti, a shocked Narayana Naik sat alone on a hospital mattress, hesitant to even shed a tear. Occasionally, he would shake his head in disbelief. Naik’s 13-year-old son Shreyas was among the many seven individuals killed within the bus accident at which befell at Pariyaram, 2km from Panathur in Panathady panchayat, on Sunday.
Naik was taken to the District Hospital in Kanhangad together with the physique of his son, who died on the spot. But there, they have been separated. Naik was admitted to the Emergency Ward, whereas Shreyas was taken to the morgue.
The district administration, which discovered Naik’s Tulu language too excessive a barrier to cross, was unable to even present him with a counsellor in his second of super grief. “That’s the reason we are shifting patients to Wenlock District Hospital in Mangaluru, where the Dakshina Kannada administration has made arrangements to receive them,” mentioned Kasaragod collector D Sajith Babu. Around 4.30pm, the Kasaragod district administration ran a Kerala State Road Transport Corporation bus to take all of the injured, together with Naik, to Mangaluru.
Naik mentioned his son Shreyas and some different kids have been sitting within the entrance on the lengthy seat reverse the motive force. He was sitting within the center. When the bus crashed into the home, two girls in entrance of him ended up below the seat. “Their necks were jammed under a rod,” he mentioned. He pulled the seat and rescued the ladies. When he rushed to the entrance of the bus, he discovered Shreyas useless.