Beltangady: Raja Acharya (55), a resident of Neria in the taluk, died in a road mishap that took place at Mardala on the Uppinangady-Subrahmanya state highway on Sunday.
Acharya was riding in the pillion of the bike which his son Jaya (33) was riding from Ichalampadi towards a relative’s house in Bilinele.
As they reached Mardala, an Omni car from Sullia collided with their bike. Raja Acharya was thrown to the road and he sustained fatal injuries. He is said to have died while being taken to a nearby hospital.
Jaya too has sustained injuries. The police from Kadaba have registered a case.