Mangaluru, June 3, 2018: An autorickshaw driver sustained serious injuries while two passengers in the auto were also injured when a speeding car driven by medical students collided against the auto near the Yenepoya Hospital at Kukkudakatte in Ullal on June 2, Saturday night.
The injured auto driver Diwaker (35), is a resident of Asaigoli. He was heading towards Kuttar when the recklessly driven car rammed against the auto. The autorickshaw was also damaged due to the impact of the collision. Locals had a tough time in getting the auto driver out of the vehicle.
Furious locals even thrashed the driver of the car who eventually was saved by a local Congress leader Alwyn D’Souza who was also injured in the confusion.
The injured auto driver is also an employee of Yenepoya Hospital. He drives autos during evening hours.