Pothole claims teenage girl's life in Andhra

Published: 24th July 2013 05:01 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th July 2013 05:01 PM   |  A+A-


An intermediate second-year student was killed after she was run over by a RTC bus after she fell from a two-wheeler which got stuck in a pothole ridden road near Anand Theatre at Begumpet here, police said today.

Riya G (17), who was travelling pillion with her friend yesterday slipped from the vehicle and came under the wheels of the bus that was coming from behind resulting in her death even as her friend Vishal escaped with injuries, they said.

Riya who had gone to attend the coaching class at Begumpet was coming towards Secunderabad when the mishap occurred, they said.

Vishal, who was driving the vehicle lost control over it when its front tyre got stuck in the pot-holed road even as the bus hit the two-wheeler from the rear after which the duo fell from the two-wheeler and Riya came under its wheel, police said.

Ramgopalpet Police Inspector A Ganga Reddy today said they have arrested the bus driver in connection with the incident after they registered a case.

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