Youth killed as goods vehicle hits bike
News

Youth killed as goods vehicle hits bike

September 13, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: A 28-year-old youth was killed on the spot while pillion rider sustained serious injuries, when a goods vehicle hit the bike they were riding near Pura village on H.D. Kote Road yesterday afternoon.

While the deceased has been identified as Lokesh, son of Nagashetty of Theranimunti village in H.D. Kote taluk, the injured is 29-year-old Shivashankar, who had been admitted to a private hospital in city.

Yesterday afternoon, Lokesh and Shivashankar were proceeding from Mysuru towards H.D. Kote on their bike (KA-45-W-0081) when the goods vehicle (KA-09-D-4291) coming from the opposite direction reportedly hit the bike between Pura village and Kenchamalli on H.D. Kote Road. 

Lokesh, who was riding the bike, suffered serious head injuries and breathed his last on the spot while pillion rider Shivashakar, who sustained serious injuries, was rushed to a private hospital in Mysuru. 

Lokesh was to get married on Sept. 16 and he was going along with his friend Shivashankar to purchase clothes and other items when the accident took place, according to H.D. Kote Police, who have registered a case. 

H.D. Kote Police, who rushed to the spot, conducted mahazar, took the goods vehicle into custody and have launched a hunt to trace the driver, who fled from the spot soon after the accident.

ABOUT

Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.

CONTACT

Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]