Three killed in separate accidents

Three people,  including a private company employee, were killed in separate road accidents in the city since Tuesday.

Published: 10th October 2013 08:21 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th October 2013 08:21 AM   |  A+A-

Three people,  including a private company employee, were killed in separate road accidents in the city since Tuesday.

A 74-year-old retired ITI factory employee was killed when a BMTC bus ran over him after he alighted from a bus near a church on T C Palya Main Road in K R Puram.

Babu, the deceased, was a resident of Marugondanahalli village. The police said Babu was going to the church and had boarded a BMTC bus around 10.30 am.  The bus reached the stop near the church, and as he had alighted when the bus was moving, he fell down, and the bus’  rear wheel ran over his leg. He was admitted to a private hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The K R Puram  traffic police arrested the driver and are investigating the incident.

In another incident, a 25-year-old employee of a private company was killed when a tipper lorry hit his bike at Gubbi Cross on Bagalur-Kothanur Main Road near the airport.

The deceased, Allen Leiskar, a native of New Delhi, was staying at Hegdenagar. Police said the incident took place around 9.45 am when he was going to work on his bike and a tipper lorry hit his bike and ran over him. Airport police registered a case in this connection.

In another incident, a 73-year-old woman was killed when an unidentified vehicle knocked her down at Gunjur, near her house on Tuesday evening. The deceased, Kanthamma, was a resident of Gunjur.

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