Mangaluru: A private bus, which was reportedly speeding in the wrong lane, knocked down a bike at Kulur, critically injuring the rider.
Prasad (28), a resident of Nantur, was riding his bike from the city towards Panambur. The bus from the opposite direction hit the bike at the Kulur junction and knocked him down.
There was a traffic jam on the bridge. The driver of Arasu bus route 15J arriving from Suratkan, in an attempt to skip the jam in a hurry, drove the bus in the wrong lane. The traffic situation worsened with this incident.
Prasad has been hospitalized.