Udupi: Ramadas Nayak of Aroor village was severely injured in a road mishap over the weekend.
The driver of a Duster car, in a hurry to overtake another bike, is said to have knocked down Nayak, who was riding his Honda Activa scooter. The mishap took place near the Akashvani (All India Radio) junction in Brahmavar.
As a result of the forceful hit, the scooter got thrown over the bonnet of the car and then fell to the road.
Nayak was severely injured. After initial treatment in a private hospital in Brahmavar, he was shifted to a hospital in Manipal.
The Brahmavar police have registered a case based on a complaint from Chandrakant Kini.