Kundapur: August 5, 2015: A 25 year old youth lost his life in a truck-bike accident near Tekkate in Kundapur on Tuesday August 4.
The deceased has been identified as Roopesh Bhandary, owner of a salon named ’Nishal Hairdressers’ at Tekkatte.
The incident occurred when Roopesh was on his way to home after his work. A big 10 wheeler truck which was going toward Udupi hit the bike from behind, as a result the rider was knocked down and crushed under the wheel. The impact of the accident was such that the bike rider was dragged for several feet.
The locals tried to release the rider who was entangled in the wheel. He was then taken to a hospital in an ambulance where the doctors declared him as brought dead.
He is survived by parents and sister. A case has been registered at Kota police station.