Mangaluru, Jun 18: A speeding lorry rammed into a two-wheeler killing a pillion rider on National Highway 66 at Panambur Junction on the outskirts of the city on Saturday night.
The deceased has been identified as Anand (39), a native of Hassan. Yellappa (43) was riding the scooter while Anand was riding pillion with the former.
Both the men on the scooter were thrown on the road when the lorry knocked down the scooter. Anand was severely injured and died while being taken to the hospital. A case has been registered with the Panambur police.
Speeding lorry knocks down scooter at Panambur; pillion rider killed