Daijiworld Media Network - Karkala (MS)
Karkala, Jan 20: In an accident that occurred between a scooter and a bike on January 19 at around 7.45 pm on the state highway near Santoor, the rider of scooter was killed and pillion was injured.
The scooter was driven by Srikanth and the pillion with him was Ravindra Poojary. They were moving from Belman to Santoor. When they were on the state highway, a motorcycle rider from Padubidri side, who was driving too fast and unsafely, collided head on with the scooter. Due to the impact of the collision Srikanth, who was riding the scooter was thrown onto the road and received grievous injuries to his head and pillion Ravindra Poojary's left leg got fractured.
The bike rider escaped from the spot after the collision. He is also injured in the accident. The rider and pillion of scooter were taken to Udupi hospital, where rider Srikanth succumbed to his injuries.
A case in this regard is registered in Karkala rural police station.