Rider killed as two bikes collide head-on near Nanjangud

Rider killed as two bikes collide head-on near Nanjangud

June 29, 2020

Nanjangud: A 52-year-old man was killed on the spot while another rider sustained serious injuries when their bikes collided head-on near Mahadevanagar on Nanjangud-Chamarajanagar Road yesterday night.

While the deceased has been identified as Ravikumar alias Papachhi of Nanjangud, brother of former Zilla Panchayat member Shashirekha and proprietor of Shashidhar Complex, opposite to Ambedkar Bhavan on Nanjangud-Chamarajanagar Bypass Road, the injured is 32-year-old Prasanna, a resident of Kodinarasipura village.

Yesterday at about 8.30 pm, Ravikumar was proceeding from Badanalu village towards Nanjangud on his bike, while Prasanna was proceeding from Nanjangud towards Kodinarasipura when their bikes collided head-on near Mahadevanagar.

Ravikumar, who suffered serious injuries died on the spot, while Prasanna, who too suffered serious injuries was rushed to Nanjangud General Hospital, where he was provided first-aid and was later rushed to a private hospital in Mysuru, where he is undergoing treatment.

Kavalande Police conducted mahazar and registered a case.


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