Daijiworld Media Network - Udupi (JD)
Udupi, Aug 10: In a hit-and-run case that occured on Udyavar bridge of NH 66, a scooterist died on the spot after he came under a tanker on Wednesday, August 10 evening.
The deceased is Mohammed Alfaz, a resident of Mallar in Kaup taluk.
Alfaz was traveling on his two-wheeler along with a friend. A tanker hit the scooter from behind and Alfaz was thrown to the road. A tyre of the tanker ran over his head killing him on the spot. However, the pillion rider miraculously escaped without any injury.
Kaup PSI Shrishail and staff visited the spot. A case has been registered in this regard.
The driver of the tanker has escaped with his vehicle.
The scooterist was on his way from Kaup to Udupi when the accident occured.