Mangaluru: A car belonging to Mangaluru north MLA Mohiuddin Bava met with a mishap at Panambur on Wednesday morning.
He was on his way to the airport with his driver at the wheel. The railway gate at Panambur was being operated. At the same time a pedestrian happened to cross the road. In order to avoid knocking his down, the driver swerved the car to a side.
As a result, the car fell into the drain by the side of the road. Bava’s left hand has been injured. The driver also sustained minor injuries.
Informed sources said that the MLA’s injured arm may require a minor surgery, which is likely to be conducted on Thursday. He has been advised rest for a few days.
A case has been registered in the Suratkal traffic police station.