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A leisure trip to Shringeri turns tragic; student dies in accident

A leisure trip to Shringeri turns tragic; student dies in accident

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, Sep 26, 2015:  A student of MGM College lost his life in an accident involving a bike and a car near Shringeri on September 25, Friday. The deceased is Ritesh Salian (20). He was a second year BA student of the College and the only son of Hema Salian and Ramesh couple.

A leisure trip to Shringeri turns tragic; student dies in accidentIt is learnt that  Ritesh and his six other six friends were on way to Shringeri in their bikes  to Shringeri as Friday was a holiday.

It is said Ritesh was riding pillion in the bike of  Aditya. However,  as they were  passing through the Shringeri police station limits border, a Swift car which came from the opposite direction took Aditya unawares near a curve. As he  applied  sudden brakes, Rithesh fell off the bike onto the road.

Meanwhile, Ritesh who sustained serious injuries though was rushed to a hospital, he breathed his last enroute.

The body was later brought to Udupi after a post-mortem. Ritesh is from a poor family with his father a hotel employee and  mother a housewife.

 Apart from Ritesh and Aditya, four other friends namely Allen, Gautam, Kaushik and Vijay  were heading towards Shringeri when the tragedy occurred.

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Vinayaka, Kasargod Sat, September-26-2015, 12:01

A tragic incident. Leisure Trip brought tragedy to his family. Let god give strength and courage to his parents to overcome this incident.

Chetan, Goa Fri, September-25-2015, 11:58

The guys when they are with their friends they forget this world and get into a different world of joy. Never take risk and see the impact. Very sad for Rithesh’s family. RIP

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