BENGALURU: Three people died in separate road accidents in a matter of just four hours in the city on Friday morning.A 26-year-old pedestrian died after a BMTC bus ran over him near Ravindra Kalakshetra. The victim, Ramanjineyalu, was a resident of JJ Nagar and a native of Andhra Pradesh. He worked as an office boy in a private firm near Lalbagh. The accident took place at 7.45am when Ramanjineyalu was heading to work after visiting a temple. A BMTC bus, which police say was being rashly driven, ran over Ramanjineyalu, killing him on the spot. The passersby rushed him to nearby hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead.
Police said Ramanjineyalu had married one-and-a-half-years ago and had a four-month-old child. Halasuru Gate traffic police arrested BMTC bus driver Surendra Kumar (35) and booked a case against him.In another accident, a 16-year-old pillion rider died after a private bus rammed the scooter from behind near BDA Complex in Indiranagar. The victim is Mohammed Parvez, a resident of Devasandra in KR Puram. The accident took place around 11am when he was heading home with his father Mohammed Ayub. Halasuru traffic police have arrested the bus driver.
In the third incident, a 30-year-old accountant died after a bike collided with his bike near SCT College on Kaggadasapura Main Road at 7.45am on Friday.Appasaheb Biradar, a private firm employee in Whitefield, was on his way to work when the accused, Vishnu, came from the opposite direction and rammed into his bike. Both were taken to a nearby private hospital where doctors declared that Biradar was brought dead. Vishnu is undergoing treatment. JB Nagar traffic police have registered a case.