Sand Truck Knocks Down Bike, 1 Killed

Published: 21st December 2015 05:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st December 2015 05:46 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU:  A sand-laden lorry knocked down a bike, killing a 38-year-old woman, who was riding pillion on it, and severely injuring her daughter, who was riding the bike, at  B K Halli Gate Junction on Sunday morning.

The deceased is Jayanthi, a house-keeping staff in a factory at BK Halli. She and her daughter Lavanya, residents of Hunasuru Layout in Chikkajala, were on their way home after attending prayer at a church. When the truck, heading towards the city, rammed the scooter Jayanthi  fell down and was run over.

Lavanya, fell on the other side and sustained injuries. She was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she is said to be out of danger.

The driver abandoned the truck and fled. Chikkajala police said Lavanya is a PU student at a college in Yelahanka. 


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