Udupi: A 19-year-old youth was killed when a tanker collided head-on into his bike near Handadi Barkur here, on March 4.
The deceased has been identified as Sampath (19), a resident of Handadi Barkur.
According to the police, while Sampath was riding his Bajaj Pulsur, a tanker came from the opposite direction and collided head on into his bike. Sampath, who sustained serious head injuries, was rushed to the KMC Hospital Manipal.
He breathed his last in the hospital. Eye witnesses said that the reckless driving of the tanker driver caused the accident.
A case has been registered in the Brahmavar Police Station.