Ullal: A auto rickshaw driver died on spot in the late hours of Monday, September 12 as the rickshaw lost control and fell into a pit.
The deceased is identified as Sapalya (70), a resident of Someshwar.
On Monday late night, reportedly, Sapalya had gone to drop a passenger at Deralakatte. While returning, he lost control over the rickshaw near the Assisi Central School. Eventually, the rickshaw toppled and fell into a roadside pit.
Due to the impact, Sapalya suffered major injuries. He succumbed to the injuries.
Meanwhile, a case has been registered in the Mangaluru South Traffic Police Station.
He is survived by his wife and a daughter.