Mangaluru, Feb 16, 2016 : Three persons sustained injuries when a speeding Scorpio went berserk and rammed against the autorickshaw in which they were travelling, near the Platinum Theatre at Falnir on February 15, Monday. After hitting the autorickshaw, the Scorpio also crashed against a Fortuner car parked nearby and a compound wall before coming to a halt.
The injured are Dayananda, the autorickshaw driver and passengers Sahiboon (60) and Shaheeda (37). They have been hospitalised. The mishap occurred when Sahiboon and Shaheeda, both residents of Bhatkal who were in Mangaluru for treatment were on way to Unity Hospital after having lunch at a hotel near Milagres. The driver of the Scorpio, fearing public anger, has fled the scene of the accident.
Shaheeda’s right hand is fractured in the accident, while the other two have sustained injuries on their head, hands and face.
A case has been registered by Kadri Traffic Police.