Two killed in separate accidents

Two men were killed in separate accidents in the city on Tuesday.

Published: 16th October 2013 09:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th October 2013 09:17 AM   |  A+A-

Two men were killed in separate accidents in the city on Tuesday.

In the first incident, a 27-year-old man was killed when a speeding KSRTC bus knocked him down at Malleswaram.

The deceased has been identified as V Ganesh, resident of Manjunathanagar. He was a cook in a hotel.

Police said that the accident occurred around 9.30 am when Ganesh was going near Gayatri Park on Mahakavai Kuvempu Road to meet his friends. While he was crossing the road, a KSRTC bus that was coming from Tumkur knocked him down and ran over him.

The Malleswaram traffic police arrested the bus driver and are investigating.

In another incident, a 36-year-old man was killed when his speeding bike rammed into a road median on Ring Road near Kanteerava Studio.

The deceased, Krishnamurthy, a resident of Mallathalli, was working as a sales representative for a company on Old Madras Road.

Police said that the accident occurred  early in the morning when Krishnamurthy had gone to attend Dasara celebrations in JC Nagar. While he was returning home he allegedly over-sped his bike and after loosing control he rammed his bike into a road median. He sustained severe head injuries and died on the spot.

Rajajinagar traffic police have registered a case.

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