Auto Rickshaw Driver killed in Road Mishap at Uchila

Auto Rickshaw Driver killed in Road Mishap at Uchila

Udupi: An Auto Rickshaw driver was killed in a road mishap on NH 66 near Uchila Mahalakshmi Temple here on Wednesday, September 21.

The deceased has been identified as Dhanpal (42) resident of Yermal Thenka.

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According to sources, the incident occurred near the Mahalakshmi Temple in Uchila. A private bus which was heading towards Udupi hit the Auto rickshaw moving in the same direction on the narrow road. A scooty following the bus also hit the bus. The seriously injured Auto Rickshaw driver was rushed to the hospital but he breathed his last on the way. The two-wheeler rider escaped with minor injuries.

Padubidri Police have registered a case and investigation is on.

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