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Ghastly road mishap claims man’s life; son critical

Ghastly road mishap claims man’s life; son critical

Mangalore Today News Network

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.

ZulfikarThe 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.

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