Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (MS)
Mangaluru, Dec 7: A mines truck went out of control due to the rash driving of the driver, crashed bike and auto-rickshaw. Labourers sitting on road side escaped death by whisker.
The incident occurred on the morning of Thursday at Mulky market area. The truck was moving towards Udupi, it left the main road and entered into service road as the driver lost control and hit an auto-rickshaw and bike that was going on the service road.
Bike rider Sangappa is seriously injured in the accident. Sangappa works as watchman in a lodge at Mulky. He was going towards the bus stand to drop is daughter. His daughter Savita escaped with minor injuries. Video of the accident has gone viral on social media.
Some daily wage labourers who were sitting on the edge of the pavement, ran to safety as they saw the truck coming towards them and escaped certain death by a whisker. A woman police constable on duty was also injured. An auto-rickshaw got overturned as soon as the truck hit the vehicle. The truck driver did not stop the vehicle even after accident. Mulky police chased the truck and confiscated the vehicle and arrested the driver.