Mangaluru: Sandesh Alva (21) of Santyaguttu in Kinya, was riding his scooter from home towards Hampankatta on Monday.
A Tempo vehicle driven by Gopal knocked him down in front of the auto fuel filling station at Ujjodi. After he fell on to the road, the tyres of the Tempo vehicle are said to have passed over him.
Although Sandesh was shifted to a nearby hospital, he succumbed to the fatal injuries he had sustained.
The rural police from Maroli arrived and they have booked Gopal for rash and negligent driving.