Mangaluru, Feb 3, 2015: An accident involving a fish lorry and a two-wheeler at Adka near Kotekar in Ullal has claimed the life of the pillion rider while seriously injuring the rider on February 2, Monday.
The deceased is Shashidhar Kinya (35), a carpenter by profession. The mishap occurred when Shashidhar was pillion riding a bike of his friend Gulshan, who was also a carpenter. The fish lorry heading towards Kasargod from Malpe collided against their bike killing Shashidhar on the spot.
The critically injured Gulshan who was initially rushed to a private hospital at Tokkottu has been now shifted to a hospital in Mangaluru. Both Gulshan and Shashidhar worked in a shop at Uchila and were heading home from Tokkottu when tragedy struck.
A case has been registered by Ullal Police.