Daijiworld Media Network – Moodbidri (MS)
Moodbidri, Jun 6: A first BCA student of a private college was killed on the spot as a private bus hit his bike in a bid to overtake another bus at Handel of Todar on NH 169 on Monday June 5 evening.
The deceased is identified as Karthik Acharya (19). Pillion rider Harsha, who was also studying in the same college sustained minor injuries. Karthik was the only son of Chandrahasa Acharya, owner of Edapadavu Rajeshwari Jewellers. His daughter is studying in second PU.
Kartik was leaving college after completing his classes for the day. The private bus which was arriving to Moodbidri from Mangaluru drove on the extreme right side in a bid to overtake the bus in front and hit the bike head on.
Overspeed and negligent driving by the private bus owner is said to be the reason for the accident. Moodbidri police visited the spot and are investigating further.