Puttur, Nov 17, 2017: Yatish D, 57, a resident of G M Palya in Bengaluru on his way to Madikeri via Puttur and travelling in a KSRTC Volvo bus died enroute on Nov 16, Thursday.
The death came to light when one of the bus crew came to wake him up at Uppinangady as per his request before he boarded the bus. He intended to take a bus for Madikeri from there. The crew found Yathish motionless with his head slumped on the left shoulder and he was not breathing.
Suspecting that the person was dead, the crew informed the corporation officials and on their advice, diverted the bus to Uppinangady police station and informed the police about the development.
Deepak Kumar, divisional controller, KSRTC Mangaluru division said he was aware of the incident and that the crew sought police assistance to deal with the unexpected turn of events.
Personnel at Uppinangady police station too confirmed the development.