Udupi, June 18, 2020: Two persons including the driver of a pick-up vehicle lost their lives when the vehicle rammed into a sign board near the National Highway 66 at Ambagilu on June 18, Thursday. The pick-up vehicle was on way to the APMC to purchase vegetables when the accident occurred.
The deceased is Dinesh (37), a resident of Moorukai of Kundapur and Manjunath (26). Dinesh was involved in vegetable business and was on way to Adi Udupi APMC market to purchase vegetables at wholesale rate. It is believed that he was a bit sleepy resulting in the mishap. The front portion of the vehicle was completely damaged in the mishap. If Dinesh died on the spot, Manjunath breathed his last at the hospital.