Daijiworld Media Network - Kushalnagar (EP)
Kushalnagar, Feb 12: A 57-year-old man took his own life after an accident resulted in the death of a 24-year-old youth. The elderly person, who is said to have taken the extreme step overwhelmed with grief, is identified as H D Thammaiah.
The incident occurred in Madikeri last Friday when the youth Dhanal Subbaiah’s motorcycle collided head-on with H D Thammaiah’s bike at Chain Gate premises.
While Dhanal Subbaiah, a resident of Kandanakolli near Haleri, was pursuing his Master’s degree at Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa College in Madikeri, Thammaiah was a resident of Heravanadu near Madikeri.
Due to the impact of the accident, Dhanal Subbaiah sustained severe injuries and was transported to a hospital in Madikeri. Despite the medical efforts, he did not respond to treatment and succumbed to his injuries at 3 am yesterday.
According to family members and Police, Thammaiah was upset following the accident which concerned his family members. Thammaiah unfortunately took the extreme step of ending his own life just hours after the death of Dhanal.
The man hanged himself at his home. The circumstances surrounding the accident and the subsequent suicide are currently under Police investigation. While the Madikeri Town Police is handling the accident, Madikeri Rural Police Station is investigating the suicide case.