Puttur: Bike Mishaps in Undivided District – Pedestrian, 3 Riders Severely Injured

Puttur: Sunday, Feb 28 was a day of road mishaps, involving, among others, two-wheelers in particular.

A car entering the bus-stand from the national highway and a bike joining the highway had a head-on collision in Uppinangady. Ibrahim Kemmara (28), working as an excavator operator, The rider has been admitted to a private hospital in Mangaluru. His condition is said to be critical.

In another mishap near Aditya Hotel in the same town, a car overtaking a bike collided with another bike approaching from the opposite direction. Qassim, a trader from Periadka and another were injured. They were admitted to a private hospital in Puttur.

In yet another incident that took place in Periadka, Devamma (55). a resident of Janata colony, was hit by a bike as she was walking beside the road. She was thrown to the road and severely injured in the head. First she was taken to a hospital in Puttur, but later for advanced treatment to a private hospital in Mangaluru.

In Achladi of Kundapur taluk of Udupi district, the rider of a bike hit a concrete parapet block in an attempt to avoid a dog that crossed the path. Rider Prakash Shetty and his pillion-rider Ganesh Shetty were injured in the mishap. They have been admitted to a private hospital in Koteshwar.

Kundapur news:

Man standing by roadside hit by car

Vijayakumar, who was standing by the side of the national highway near Jewel Park complex at Hemmadi in Kundapur taluk, was hit by a speeding car. He was severely injured and admitted to Manipal hospital.

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