Bantwal: An auto-rickshaw driver was killed after being hit by a car at Kadabettu Cross near Vagga here.
The deceased has been identified as Vinayak Pai, a resident of Kempugudde.
It is gathered that Vinayak Pai was on his way to a hotel to buy breakfast for the laborers working in his house.
At this time a car, proceeding towards Mangaluru from Belthangadi rammed into his autorickshaw. A seriously injured Vinayak died en route to the hospital.
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It is said that the accident took place when Vinayak Pai was going to a hotel in Wagga to bring breakfast to the laborers working in his house.
Bantwal traffic police visited the spot and registered a case.