Puttur: Rider Dies of Injuries Sustained in Collision with Another Bike

Puttur:  The need for making the wearing of helmets compulsory for both riders in a two-wheelers has come to the fore, as a collision of bikes was reported from Bedrala on the outskirts here.

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During the past two months, cases of collision between bikes have been reported in the district and there have been casualties in a few of them.

Two bikes had collided on Saturday night. Kumar (50), resident of Chapalla in Kudmar, had been critically injured and admitted to a hospital in Mangaluru. He died there on Sunday.

He was engaged in rubber-tapping profession. He is survived by wife, a son and a daughter.

The rider of another bike, Girish, was also injured and is under treatment in a private hospital in Puttur.

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