Pedestrian, biker killed in separate accidents

Pedestrian, biker killed in separate accidents

A 29-year-old man was killed on Monday morning when a private bus rammed into his motorcycle at the FTI junction on Outer Ring Road.

The deceased, Siddegowda, was a resident of Yediyur and worked for a private company, the police said.

According to the police, the accident happened around 7.30 am when Siddegowda was travelling to his sister’s home after work, when an over-speeding private bus, attached to a pharmaceutical company knocked down his bike. Siddegowda fell from the bike, coming under the wheels of the bus, dying instantly on the spot, police added.

The Yeshwantpur traffic police have registered a case against the bus driver, Jagadish, and have arrested him.

Pedestrian killed

In another accident, a daily-wage labourer was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Abbigere while he was crossing the Hessaraghatta main road on Sunday night.

Mallappa (48), who had migrated from North Karnataka in search of work in the city, was walking to his rented home at Lakshmipura Cross when an unidentified vehicle knocked him down and fled. The Yelahanka traffic police have registered a case, and are attempting to identify the vehicle.