Mangaluru, Feb 15, 2016: Hemavathi, a 47-year-old woman, riding pillion on her husband’s scooter, died after both fell off their vehicle at Nooyi near Gurupura on Feb 14, Sunday afternoon.
According to Bajpe police, Hemavathi and her husband Purandra Achar (57) from Bandaribettu in Bantwal were on their way to Gurupura to attend a death ceremony of their relative Bhagya who died in a road accident on February 2.
The police said that Purandra Achar lost control over the vehicle at a turn at Nooyi and both fell off the scooter.
The two were taken to a private hospital nearby. Hemavathi, who suffered a head injury, died before reaching the hospital.