A 20-year-old pub employee was killed on the spot, while two others sustained severe injuries when a speeding SUV rammed into an autorickshaw at Mayo Hall Junction on M G Road in the wee hours on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as Deepak and the injured are Karthik (25) and Unis Ali (26). Deepak and Karthik, who are said to be relatives, used to work in a pub on Residency Road. Both of them are residents of Murphy Town near Ulsoor.
Police said the incident took place around 2 am when they were returning home.Ali, an auto driver, picked them near Chancery Pavilion hotel. Near Mayo Hall Junction, an Audi Q7, coming from Trinity Circle, rammed into the auto. Deepak was killed on the spot while Karthik and Ali were severely injured.
They were rushed to a private hospital and their condition is said to be stable.
The police said that three people, including a woman, who were inside the car managed to escape, leaving the car at the spot.
Ashok Nagar traffic police, who have registered a case, suspect it to be a case of drunk and drive.
It was also found that the car had a temporary registration number. Based on the information obtained from the Transport Department, the police said that the car was bought from a showroom in Electronics City. Police are now on a hunt to nab its owner.
Realtor Killed in Road Mishap
A 47-year-old realtor died after he rammed his speeding two-wheeler into an electric pole in Chamarajpet near Anjaneya Petrol Bunk on Saturday night.
The deceased has been identified as Afzal Khan, a resident of Jagajeevan Ram Nagar, who was running a real estate agency in Chamarajpet.
The police said that the incident took place around 12.30 am when he was returning home.
Police said that Khan lost control of the mobike and hit the footpath before ramming into the electrical pole.
He sustained severe injuries and some passersby rushed him to a private hospital, where he was declared brought dead. Basavanagudi Traffic police registered a case.