Kundapur; Jan 19: A case of bike-bus collision was reported in Halady on Jan 18, Saturday evening, resulting bike-rider’s death.
According to the informations available, Krishna Devadiga along with his friend was travelling from Halady to Shankaranarayana in his bike. At the same time, he collided with one government bus coming from the opposite direction on the bridge.
Due to the impact of the collision, Krishna’s hands and legs were chopped off and sustained serious injuries on his head. The co-rider who was on the pillion fell down the bridge and has escaped with minor injuries and bruises.
When seriously injured Krishna was being taken to Manipal hospital, he breathed his last on the way.
Few months before, when Krishna was working with Shankaranarayana village panchayat, he attacked one professor who came to witness JC-sapthaha prograamme while returning from the event for some trivial reason. Condemning the attack, public staged a protest and demanded for his removal from the service. Responding to the demand of protestors, he was suspended from the Panchayat service.