BANGALORE: In two separate road accidents, two persons were killed and two others sustained injuries since Friday night.
Rajiv (25), a resident of JP Nagar and a native of Hassan, was killed and his friend, Ramaraj, was injured after a BMTC bus hit the bike in which they were riding from behind. The incident was reported at Kothanur Dinne in Kumaraswamy Layout traffic police station limits on Saturday at around 7.50 am. Though the bus hit another bike, luckily the rider escaped unhurt.
Rajiv, who was a private company employee, was on his way to office along with Ramaraj. As the bus hit his bike, Rajiv lost control over the bike and the duo fell from the bike. They were shifted to hospital, where Rajiv succumbed to injuries, the police said. The police have registered a case and have arrested the driver.
In another incident, Ramesh (32), a resident of Nelagadaranahalli, who was riding triple on a bike was killed after a BMTC bus hit the bike near Dasarahalli on Tumkur Road on Saturday around 6 am.
The deceased was going towards Ayyappa Swamy temple at Jalahalli cross when the incident occurred. His friends Rajappa and Ravikumar have sustained injuries in the accident.
The police said that Rajappa was riding the bike while the deceased and Ravikumar were riding pillion. A BMTC bus hit the bike from behind and ran over Ramesh, who fell to his right side, killing him on the spot. His injured friends were rushed to hospital.