Mangaluru, July 11, 2020: A young scooterist lost his life when his scooter was hit by a speeding car on the Netravathi Bridge on July 11, Saturday. The impact of the collision was such that the scooter fell under the tyres of a lorry killing the rider on the spot. The pillion rider has been critically injured and has been hospitalised. Though the car fled the scene of the accident, it was stopped at Thokkottu flyover. Someshwar Municipality Manager Krishna who was driving the car and another person has been arrested.
The deceased has been identified as Ubaid (28), a resident of Ullal Bandikotya. His marriage was scheduled to take place on July 23.
It is learnt, the accused Krishna had purchased the car just two days ago.