BENGALURU: A high-speed ride at 3 am on Sunday turned fatal for a teenager after he crashed his car into a road median before hitting two of the cars driven by his classmates on the Silk Board flyover on Sunday.
The Bengaluru police booked the minors and their parents for negligence and said the cars were being driven at a speed of 150 kmph.
Due to the force of the impact, one of the cars took off from the road median, crashed into a milk tanker on the other side and flipped it over. The victim’s head snapped from his body, while two of his friends escaped with severe injuries.
The teenager has been identified as Arfan (16), son of a businessman Saleem. His classmates Srinivas, son of Govindraju, and Anirudh, son of Krishnamurthy, survived with severe injuries.
The three youngsters were studying in PUC first year in a private college. They are all residents of HSR Layout.
A police officer said the incident occurred around 3 am and the minors were driving three separate cars. They had gone to Electronic City for a cruise and were returning at high speed when the accident occurred. As the vehicles approached the Silk Board, they lost control of their vehicles while descending from the flyover. Arfan crashed his Skoda into road median and died on the spot. Srinivas who was driving an Innova hit the median and jumped to the opposite side. It collided with a milk tanker and toppled. Anirudh, who was driving Maruti Swift Dzire also rammed into the vehicles but escaped with minor injuries.
The milk tanker driver disappeared from the scene and it is said that he was unhurt.
Police officials rushed to the spot and after examining the incident they instructed to book parents of the minors for negligence. Police recorded statements from an eye witness. The Madiwala traffic police have booked a case.