Mulki, May 29: A horrifying accident at Mulki has claimed the life of another person. This is a second accident of the week.
Anish Shetty (17) was killed in a road mishap in Mulki on May 28. He is the son of Mulki former Pnchayat President, Shashikant Shetty. The victim’s friend Rakesh Shettigar who was riding pillion is seriously injured and hospitalized.
Anish and his friend Rakesh Shettigar were riding from Mulky to Haleangady when a car moving from Mangalore to Mundkur rammed head-on into their bike.
“The accident happened as the car involved changed lanes without signal and veered over to the right. Work on the highway, specially the divider is in progress at the spot where the accident took place. It is said that due to the ongoing highway work, commuters are forced to follow detours that change almost every day, the resultant uncertainty and disturbance has led to many accidents on this stretch recently,” Police sources said.
It can be asscerted that the reason for most of the accidents in the place is due to the lack of seriousness among authorities.
A case has been registered in Mulki police station.
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