3 die in separate accidents in city

Three including a six-year-old boy and a II PU student died in separate accidents in Jalahalli, City Market and RR Nagar.

Six-year-old Abhilash, son of Sabanna, died after a fall while playing on the road in RR Nagar on Wednesday evening. His parents are daily wagers from Raichur. Police are yet to ascertain the exact cause of death.

Police said Abhilash was playing with his brother Ashok, outside a construction site. He fell down while running. Though he managed to get up, he collapsed within a few minutes. He was declared brought dead at the hospital. The body was shifted to Victoria Hospital for postmortem.

We are waiting for the postmortem report, the police added. Sabanna in his statement said that Abhilash, his younger son, a first standard ward at a private school, had no health issues.

In another incident, Jagadish a II PU student, while on the BGS flyover near KR Market on his two wheeler, was knocked down by a Tamil Nadu Road Transport Corporation bus around 4.30 pm on Thursday. Jagadish, a resident of Kumaraswamy Layout attended the National College. He informed his parents that he was visiting his friend's house and had left home. He was going towards the satellite bus stand when the accident happened. Police arrested the driver and seized the bus.

In yet another accident, a 60-year-old died after a bike collided with a cab near Ayyappa Swamy temple near Jalahalli on Thursday.

Deceased Rangamma was a native of Hassan and had come to visit her daughter staying near SM Road in Jalahalli. As she had some health concerns, she visited a hospital around 3 pm with her granddaughter. While returning, a cab driver, taking a turn near the temple lost control and hit their bike. She fell from the bike and died, the police said.

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