KSRTC bus runs over, kills marketing executive

KSRTC bus runs over, kills marketing executive

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A 34-year-old employee of a marketing company died on the spot after a speeding KSRTC bus knocked his bike down from behind at RR Nagar arch along the Mysuru Road on Monday afternoon.

Police arrested the bus driver, Prakash, and booked him for rash and negligent driving. The deceased, Shankar R, a resident of Ullala, died in the accident while heading towards Kengeri from Chickpet, where he works in a private marketing company.

At around 12.30 pm, Shankar was passing in front of the Gopalan Mall. A speeding bus going towards Mysuru hit his bike and ran him over. He was killed on the spot,  Byatarayanapura traffic police said

A passerby, held the driver of the bus in question and handed him over to the police. The driver told the police that the road was narrow due to metro work under progress and he had failed to notice the man on the bike.