Bhatkal, Aug 14, 2018 : Three people riding on a bike were killed on the spot on Anantwadi NH66 near Manki in Honnavar taluk on August 14,Tuesday afternoon.
The deceased are identified as Abhishek Vivek Naik(22) of Kumta, Sangeetha Timappa Gowda(16) and Sandeep Timappa Gowda(12) of Anantwadi.
It is reported that the victims were heading towards Manki from Murdeshwar when their two-wheeler collided with a tempo, which was plying towards Bhatkal from Honnavar. The force of collision was such that the fuel tank of the bike exploded, which resulted the victims to critical burn injuries and died on the spot.
Case has been registered in Manki police station and driver of the tempo has been detained. Investigations are underway.