Udupi: A 23-year-old youth was killed and two others were injured when a bus rammed into a fish truck at NH 66, Polipu Jumma Masjid near Kaup here on February 2.
The deceased has been identified as Preetham Shetty (23) Son of Yadava Shetty resident of Poovaniguttu near Kaup.
According to the sources, Mookambika express bus which was plying from Mangaluru to Kundapur rammed into a Fish truck which was parked on the side of the road. Preetham Shetty who was travelling in the bus was killed on the spot, while two other passengers were injured.
The injured have been admitted to the hospital. The reckless driving by the bus driver is said to be the cause for the mishap. Locals gathered and protested against the reckless driving by the express bus drivers on the Nation Highway.
Kaup Police registered the case