Panjim: Union Minister Shripad Naik has met with a terrible car accident and has been grievously injured.
Sources told GoaChronicle that the minister has been airlifted from the accident spot and taken to the Goa Medical College.
They were traveling in the Uttar-Kanada District, from Yellapur to Gokharna.
Mrs Vijaya Shripad Naik however has succumb to the injuries caused during the accident along with the Personal Assistant (PA) of the AYUSH Minister. The vehicle in which the minister and his wife were traveling had been severely damaged.
Shripad Naik is currently battling for his life and his tragic road accident has come as a shock to many Indians who have been his ardent supporter.