Mangaluru, Aug 01, 2018 : A drunken auto rickshaw driver riding his vehicle dangerously on the road smashed into a road divider this evening. Fortunately no one including the driver was injured in the incident which took place at about 9:00 p.m. at Durga Mahal Junction in Mannagudda locality of the city.
Reportedly the driver brushed against a few two wheelers before losing control of the vehicle and running into the obstruction. The vehicle suffered some damage with the windshield detaching itself and falling off.
Police who arrived swiftly on the spot found the unidentified driver to highly inebriated and unable to even hold himself. They later took him for medical examination and further action.
The TVS 4 stroke LPG rickshaw ‘KA 19AA 5819’ is registered in the name of K. Ramesh Shetty. The accident spot comes under jurisdiction of Barke Police Station.
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