BENGALURU: A two-year-old boy was knocked down when a man was reversing his car at Madanayakanahalli in Nelamangala on Sunday evening.
Police said Hemanth was the son of Yellappa, a BMTC driver, and Shruthi, a house wife. They are residents of Madanayakanahalli.
Police said Hemanth was playing outside the house and his mother was inside the house. Santhosh Kumar, a businessman, was reversing his car while speaking on the phone and failed to notice Hemanth playing on the roadside and knocked him down.
Neighbours rushed the child to a private hospital. He died on Monday of injuries.
Madanayakanahalli police have arrested Santhosh.
3 women die, 5 others hurt as goods auto topples
Three women died and five others were injured when a goods auto toppled near Thindlu Gate in Sarjapura on Monday evening.
The deceased are Puttamma (55), Radhamma (40) and Yellamma (40). The incident took place around 7.30pm when they were returning home after harvesting coriander leaves grown at a farm near Sarjapura. The driver escaped after the accident.