Mangaluru: A car rammed into an electric pole near Meghana hotel in Hampankatta late in the night on Friday, June 5. Then it hit a barricade laid on the road.
Kaushik, hailing from Mudigere in Chikkamagaluru district, who drove the car was critically injured and died. His son Vishrat has also sustained injuries.
Kaushik had come to the city to visit a friend and was on his way back to Mudigere. Speeding may have caused the mishap, say the police.