Uppinangady, June 06, 2019: A head-on collision between a bullet bike and a car at Periyashanthi near Nelyady on the Mangaluru-Bengaluru National Highway 75 on June 5, Wednesday evening has claimed the life of the bike rider.
The deceased has been identified as Rajesh (33). The deceased who hailed from Kerala was residing in Shibaje. On Wednesday Rajesh who had come to Nelyady in his Royal Enfield bike was returning to Shibaje when the accident occurred.
The car was proceeding towards Mangaluru from Bengaluru. Both the vehicles were badly mangled due to the impact of the collision. Rajesh who had sustained serious injuries on his head and legs was immediately rushed to a private hospital in Mangaluru where he breathed his last.
Those who were travelling in the car have escaped unhurt.