Kasargod: A 42-year-old man was killed in a road accident after a gas tanker bumped into his motorbike on Sunday, January 16.
The accident occurred near the new bus stand here. The victim was identified as Nullipapadi resident Abdul Majid (42).
Majid, who received serious injuries, was reportedly rushed to a nearby hospital but died without responding to treatment. His body was later shifted to the mortuary at Kasargod General Hospital for an autopsy.
Meanwhile, the tanker driver has been taken into custody and the incident is being investigated, police said.