Mangaluru: As the city was immersed in the New Year celebrations, tragedy hit a bike-rider just around Thursday midnight on the Kuntikana flyover.
Prince (23) from Uppinangady and Jayaprakash (24) were riding a bike from Karnataka Polytechnic towards Kulur around 12 o’clock. A pickup vehicle had been parked by the side of the dual road on the Kuntikana flyover which was not noticed by them.
The bike rammed into it. Prince who was riding the bike, died in the mishap. Jayaprakash who was in the pillion got critically injured.
They both were students of a college in the city. The Bunder traffic police have registered a case.