Daijiworld Media Network - Kasargod (DV)
Kasargod, Apr 20: A 40-year-old auto driver was killed in a road accident after speeding Innova car rammed into his autorickshaw on Kallangai National Highway of Mogral Puthur here on Tuesday, April 20.
The victim is identified as Janardhana Gatti, a resident of Hosmane. The incident reported in front of Mogral Puthur gram panchayat. While the autorickshaw driver was heading towards Kumble, the Innova car which came from behind, rammed the auto. As a result, the autorickshaw toppled and the driver got trapped under the auto. Gatti sustained severe injuries in the accident and was rushed to a hospital in Kasargod by locals who gathered at the spot.
As he was seriously injured in the accident, he died on the way to the hospital. Janardhan was an auto driver in Chowki auto stand.
Traffic police have registered a case in this regard.