Udupi: A College student died after his motorbike hit a truck in Karkala Padububri State Highway near Mudarangadi Cross here on Friday February 19.
The decased has been identified as Krishna Mayya, son of Ganapa Mayya of Suratkal.
The injured have been identified as Clinton and Pratheek, students of Niranjana Swami College, Sunkadakatte.
According to the sources, four students of Niranjana Swami College Sunkadakatte were on their way to Mangaluru from Nitte in two seperate bikes, after attending the college fest. The KTM bike they were travelling, hit an oncoming truck and then caught fire. Later the other bike also collided with the KTM bike from behind.
Krishna Mayya, who was riding the KTM bike was injured by the impact of the crash and sustained severe burn injuries. He was rushed to a hospital , where he was declared brought dead, two other students escaped with minor injuries.
Padubidri police visited the spot and registered the case.