Bhatkal: Assistant Professor Premalatha Kotian killed in road Mishap

Bhatkal: A college lecturer was killed after she was hit by a car at Mavinkatte, Murdeshwar in Bhatkal Taluk here on Tuesday December 30.

The deceased has been identified as Premalatha Kotian (44), wife of Mohanappa Poojary from Kudupu, Mangaluru. She was working as a lecturer in Manki Government First Grade College.

According to the police sources Premalatha was riding her Scooty towards Manki College from Bhatkal when a speeding car with Maharashtra registration hit her two-wheeler. The car was moving from Honnavar to Bhatkal.

Premalatha was rushed to the Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. The car driver has been arrested on charges of causing death due to rash and negligent driving.

Murdeshwar police arrived at the spot and registered a case.