Mangaluru, Dec 5: A teenage boy, who was critically injured after being hit by a car while crossing the road yesterday, breathed his last at a private hospital in the city today.
The victim is Ayan (16), eldest son of Basheer Ahmed and Riana couple, who reside in a rented house near Kumpala bypass.
The accident had occurred on national highway near his house on December 4. He was crossing the road when a Ritz car that was going to Mangaluru from Talapady hit him. The car also hit a pole by the side of the road, as the driver lost the control and came to a halt.
Ayan was a PUC student at a private college in the city. His sister studies in high school. A case in this regard is registered at Mangaluru south traffic police station.