Mangaluru, Aug 1: A teenage boy, who was critically injured in a road accident at Manchi village in Bantwal taluk, breathed his last at a private hospital in the city today.
The victim has been identified as Mohammad Unais (17), a resident of Bolanthoor village.
The mishap occurred yesterday (July 31) at around 6 p.m. when Unais was riding a motorbike.
In his bid to overtake a speeding lorry near the Manchi mosque, the boy lost control over his motorbike, which first rammed into an auto-rickshaw and then collided with the same lorry.
The impact was such that the boy was thrown onto the road. He was immediately rushed to a hospital in Mangaluru.
He breathed his last early today without responding to any treatment.
A case has been registered at jurisdictional Melkar Traffic Police Station and investigations are on.