Bhatkal, Feb 21, 2018 : In a tragic incident, a scooterist was crushed under the wheels of truck near Shamsuddin circle in Bhatkal on February 21, Wednesday.
The deceased is identified as Ibrahim Shaikh (75) was basically from Karwar but residing at Madina Colony in Bhatkal. He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.
Sources said that Ibrahim was on his way to the Bank from home when the accident occured. A speeding truck knocked his scooter from behind. Due to the impact he lost balance was crushed under the rear wheels of the truck. The driver fled away from the scene without stopping the verhicle .
A case has been registered in Bhatkal town police station for further investigstions.