Mangaluru, Dec 29, 2014: Two young bike riders lost their lives after their speeding two-wheeler crashed against the compound wall of a house at Agarmeli near Suratkal on December 27, Saturday night.
Those who died in the accident are Nikhil Raj (19) from Krishnapura and Deepak Shetty (21) from Katipalla. The duo were on way to a Yakshagana show at around 1.15 am when their bike reportedly skidded resulting in the mishap. If Deepak was riding the bike, Nikhil was on the pillion. Sources said as no one noticed the accident for a long time, the two died due to excessive bleeding.
If Deepak worked for a private company, Nikhil was a student and also a photographer. He hailed from Tiruvananthapuram.