Kasargod, Aug 11, 2014: A head-on collision between a truck and a two-wheeler claimed the life of a person and critically injured his six year old son on the National Highway at Uppala on August 10, Sunday evening.
The deceased is Zulfikar (40) from Badiadka, an electrician by profession. His son Shazeel was critically injured in the accident and has been hospitalised. It is learnt, Zulfikar who too was seriously wounded, however died while being taken to hospital.
Zulfikar and his son were on way home after visiting the former’s in-laws’ house at Bappaithota in Uppala when tragedy struck in the form of a truck which was proceeding from Mangalore. Both of them were thrown off guard onto the road when the truck rammed against their bike.
Manjeshwar police have registered a case. Tragically, Zulfikar’s brother too had died in a road mishap four years ago.