19-year-old Killed as Car Rams into Tree at Sagar Road
Bhatkal: A 19-year-old was killed and another injured when their speeding car rammed into a tree at Sagar Road, Bhatkal during the wee hours of Saturday, April 29.
The deceased who was driving the car has been identified as 19-year-old Saifan Kad-dari.
Nawaz Malpa (20) who was travelling in the front seat of the car was critically injured and has been taken to the Manipal hospital.
According to sources, the incident happened at around 4:30 am in the morning when the car was moving at high speed on the Sagar road with four friends in it. Due to the high speed, the driver of the car lost control of the vehicle and rammed into the tree on the side of the road. Saifan, the driver of the car was killed on the spot, while, Nawaz Malpa who was seriously injured was taken to the Manipal hospital after administering first aid at the Bhatkal govt hospital.
The body of Saifan has been shifted to the Bhatkal govt hospital for post mortem. A case has been registered in the Bhatkal police station.