Mangaluru Apr 2, 2016 : The driver of a Skoda car escaped the jaws of death by a hair’s breadth after the car overturned and rolled off the road at Padavinangady during the wee hours of April 2, Saturday.
Some eyewitnesses said the car driver, a doctor whose identify is however not known, was speaking over his mobile phone and was driving at great speed when the mishap took place while negotiating a curve.
It is believed that the accident occurred when he applied brakes suddenly to avoid hitting an oncoming vehicle.
The car was completely mangled in the mishap. It is learnt, the car driver was taken away from the spot by someone who arrived by another car.