Mangalore, Nov 28: A six-year-old girl was killed when a speeding car hit her as she was walking along the road to her friend’s house to exchange Eid greetings. The tragic accident took place in Kinnikambla, close to Bajpe, in front of Ganesh Timbers on Nov 27, Friday.
The deceased was Mehak Sheik, a student of Class I at Pompei English School and daughter of Mohammed Samir who works in Saudi Arabia.
The car that hit her belongs to Ponnappa; and it was speeding to Puttur from Kateel when it hit Mehak. The girl sustained severe injuries on her head and back and died on the way to the hospital. A case has been registered at the Bajpe Police Station.