Mangaluru, Dec 11, 2018: A bike rider lost his life when his two-wheeler rammed into a private bus heading towards Mangaluru from Karkala near Baiturli Junction on December 10, Monday evening. The deceased has been identified as Timmaiah (42), a resident of Ulaibettu Kantharabettu.
Timmaiah was engaged in catering business in Mangaluru. He was returning home on Monday evening when tragedy struck. Sources revealed that he was knocked down by a Mangaluru bound bus named ’Sunil’ when he tried to overtake another bus. Timmaiah was crushed under the tyres of the bus and died instantly. The bus even dragged him upto 50 meters.
He is survived by his wife and two children. It is learnt his wife who was ailing since some time, was recuperating at home after being discharged from hospital.