Pedestrian Killed in Mishap

BANGALORE: A 52-year-old man succumbed to severe head injuries after a poclain run over him, while he was trying to cross the road near Adarsha Theatre in Ulsoor on Sunday. The deceased

Published: 10th April 2012 02:31 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 07:25 PM   |  A+A-

BANGALORE: A 52-year-old man succumbed to severe head injuries after a poclain run over him, while he was trying to cross the road near Adarsha Theatre in Ulsoor on Sunday.

The deceased identified as Shankar M, a businessman, was a resident of Gupta Layout.

The police said the accident took place at around 3 pm near Adarsha Theatre while the victim was returning home after attending a family   function.

The poclain which was trying to overtake a BMTC bus, ran over him. Though he was shifted to a nearby hospital immediately, he succumbed to injuries.

A case has been registered at Ulsoor traffic police station limits. Efforts are on to nab the driver.

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