Three including pedestrian killed in separate accidents

Three including pedestrian killed in separate accidents

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Three people, including a pedestrian, were killed in separate road accidents in the city on Tuesday night.

Kiran, a 26-year-old executive with a real estate agency, was killed and his friend injured when their motorcycle collided with a goods vehicle at Chokkasandra junction in Dasarahalli. Kiran and friend Saleem were returning from work when the accident happened. The goods vehicle driver abandoned the vehicle and fled the scene, fearing public wrath. The Peenya traffic police are investigating.

Knocked down by car

In another accident, a 68-year-old pedestrian was killed and another person injured when a speeding car knocked them down near CRPF residential complex in Yelahanka on Tuesday night.

The deceased, Shivamadaiah, was a resident of Kanakapura and was visiting his newlywed daughter who stayed in the CRPF quarters, police said.

Shivamadaiah and his relative Doddasiddaiah (63) had gone for a walk after dinner when the accident occurred, the police said. Shivamadaiah succumbed to head injuries while Doddasiddaiah is admitted to a private hospital. The Yelahanka police have taken up a hit-and-run case and are trying to trace the vehicle.

Security guard killed

In another accident, a 24-year-old security guard was killed on the spot when a private bus knocked down his motorcycle on Whitefield Main Road on Tuesday. Mahesh Kabadiya was returning home after his shift in the early hours when the accident happened.

The Whitefield traffic police have arrested the bus driver, identified as Venkatesh.