Kundapur: A 26-year-old bike rider died on the way to the hospital after a truck hit his bike at Tekkatte here, on August 4.
The deceased has been identified as Rupesh Bhandary (26), a resident of Tekkatte.
According to the police, Rupesh was on his way home after closing his saloon. At Tekkatte, a ten-wheeler truck hit his bike from the rear. Rupesh was stuck in between the wheels of the truck and locals had a tough time to get him out. As soon as they managed to free him, he was rushed to the hospital. But he succumbed to his injuries on the way to the hospital.
He was the owner of ‘Nishal Hairdressers’ at Tekkatte. The Kota police have registered a case and investigation is on.