Mulki, Aug 04, 2014: A bike rider lost his life while the pillion rider sustained critical injuries after the speeding bike crashed against a milestone on the roadside at Elinje in Mulki Police Station limits on August 3, Sunday.
The deceased bike rider is Maanthesh (22). The pillion rider Basavaraj (19) who was critically injured has been rushed to the hospital.
The accident took place when Maanthesh was riding his elder brother’s bike along with Basavaraj and four other friends who were in two other bikes. They were returning after visiting the Kodyadka Temple when Maanthesh lost control over his vehicle which hit the milestone. He died on the spot as he had sustained grievous head injuries.
North Traffic police have registered a case.