Puttur: Short-lived Joy of Riding New Bike – Man Dies in Hit-and-run Incident

Puttur: Chandrashekhar (27), resident of Banari in Uruvalu village in the taluk, was in a happy mood because he had just bought a new motorbike.

But the fate was cruel towards him. As he was riding from home towards Uppinangady, a Maruti Omni van came speeding from the opposite direction and knocked him down and sped away.

In the meantime, a bus arriving behind it reportedly ran him over. Although some passersby tried to take him to the hospital, the critically injured Chandrashekhar died on the way.

A case has been registered at the Puttur traffic police station.

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