Four students from Kerala were killed in a road accident near Bengaluru on Friday.
The deceased have been identified as Joel, Nikhit, Rebecca and Jeena. The car they were travelling in collided with a truck on the Bengaluru-Mysuru highway at Ramanagara in the wee hours of Friday.
The youth were coming back to Bengaluru from Mysuru when their car hit the divider, crossed the lane and rammed into the truck coming from the other side. The driver of the truck, registered in Haryana, is absconding.
Joel Jacob was a student of Rajarajeshwari Medical College in Bengaluru, while Rebecca Thomas and Jeena Eldho were studying at VIT University in Vellore. Nikhit Job Sudeep was pursuing B Com at Bharath Matha College, Kakkanad.
All four died on the spot. The bodies have been shifted to a private hospital for post-mortem.