Puttur: Two motorcycles collided head-on at Balya on state highway stretch between Uppinangady and Subrahmanya on Monday evening.
Vinod, son of Venkappa, who was riding one of the bikes, was critically injured and he died on the way to the hospital. His pillion-rider is also said to have been severely injured and hospitalized.
The details of the other bike and its riders are not available. It is suspected that they fled the spot after the mishap.
A case has been registered at the Kadaba police station.