Mangalore: Lorry topples near Kuntikan - free fish bonanza for locals
Pics: Dayanand Kukkaje
Daijiworld Media Network Ė Mangalore (VM)
Mangalore, Feb 15: A truck loaded with sardines toppled on the stretch between Kuntikan and KPT junction here in the wee hours of Friday February 15.
The fish truck was plying from Kozhikode in Kerala to Malpe, Udupi.
It is said that the driver lost control as it was pouring heavily and the lorry skid.
Riyaz was the driver of the truck and Najeeb the cleaner. Both of them escaped with minor injuries.
The truck contained 195 boxes of sardines which scattered on the road.
As the news spread in the area, locals rushed to the spot and grabbed the opportunity to avail free fish! Several people were seen filling bags full of sardines and making the best use of the situation.