BANGALORE: A 62-year-old pedestrian was killed in an accident after a speeding Tata Sumo ran over him on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Venkatesh, a resident of HAL Old Township. Based on the complaint filed by his son Srinivas, the Airport Traffic Police booked a case. “Venkatesh was hit by a Tata Sumo bearing the number KA 41 A 1055 on Wednesday at about 9 pm near his home when he was trying to cross a road. Venkatesh sustained serious injuries and died on the spot. Rash and negligent driving is said to be reason for the mishap,” the police said.
In another incident, a 74-year-old pedestrian was killed after an unidentified vehicle ran over her at BB Junction on Thursday morning. The deceased has been identified as Pyarija, a resident of Byatarayanapura.
According to the police, the incident took place at around 5.45 am when she had gone to buy kerosene. While she was crossing a road, an unknown vehicle ran over her, killing her on the spot.