Udupi: Madhukar Shetty (59), a progressive farmer from Borgalgudde Edabettu in Nitte, who was riding his bike, rammed into a stationary bus at Bhramari cross in Nitte on Wednesday.
The bus had arrived from Mumbai and had stopped to allow Nitte-bound passengers to alight. Not realizing that the bus had been stopped, Shetty happened to crash into its rear side.
He was thrown to the road and was critically injured in the head. He is said to have died of injuries on the spot.
He is survived by wife, three sons and a daughter.