Mangaluru, Nov 07 2019: A lorry driver lost his life when a container overturned late night on Wednesday. The deceased is Vinod Poojary (50), a resident of Vamanjoor.
The container fixed to a lorry was being taken towards NMPT late Wednesay night when the container slipped from the groove and fell over the lorry cabin killing Vinod on the spot.
It is being said that the mishap could have been averted if the safety lock was in place. However, it said many a time the drivers avoid the safety lock on the grounds that it delays loading and unloading.