Daijiworld Media Network – Puttur (SS)
Puttur, November 30: An auto-rickshaw driver died on the spot at Bollaru, 34 Nekkiladi village, Uppinangadi, on Tuesday night, November 29.
The deceased has been identified as Vasu Poojary, 54, son of the late Anni Poojary of Subhash Nagar, 34 Nekkiladi.
As Vasu Pujari was on his way to Uppinangadi, a BC Road ATM cash-dispensing vehicle collided head-on with the vehicle Vasu Pujari was driving.
The ill-fated auto-rickshaw and Vasu Pujali (inset)
It turns out that the driver of the car hastily came in the wrong direction and led to the accident.
The car he was driving was wrecked in the aftermath of the accident.The passengers in Vasu Poojary’s car escaped unharmed.
Officials from Uppinangady police and Puttur traffic police investigated the accident scene and a case was registered.
Vasu Poojary worked for a soft drink company in Uppinangady and came from a middle-class family background. He used to drive his autorickshaw in his spare time.
He lived in Subhasnagar. His daughter married while one of his sons dropped out of school and another of his sons was in school. He was the family’s sole breadwinner. He has a wife, daughter and two sons.
Due to ongoing construction on the four-lane BC Road-Addahole National Highway, there are many obstacles to the smooth flow of traffic and the highway is also dusty. There are many holes in the road on the national highway, and there are many obstacles due to repair work, and there are many accidents.