Udupi: Bhoja Karkera, who was driving his autorickshaw to return home to Kodavoor, died in a mishap on Wednesday night.
He had gone to attend a ‘mehandi’ function in Petri with his relatives – Suresh and Soorappa Karkera – and were on their way back.
As they reached Kunjalu around 11-30 pm, a dog is said to have crossed the road. To avoid hitting it, Bhoja suddenly turned the vehicle aside ad it rolled over.
Bhoja was severely injured and was taken to a hospital in Brahmavar. But he was found to have died before arrival. The other two have sustained minor bruises.
A case has been registered in Brahmavar police station.