Three killed in separate accidents in Bengaluru

Three killed in separate accidents in Bengaluru

Three individuals including a pedestrian were killed in separate road accidents in Whitefield, KR Puram and Devanahalli on Sunday.

Three individuals including a pedestrian were killed in separate road accidents in Whitefield, KR Puram and Devanahalli on Sunday.

In a hit-and-run case, a 38-year-old graphic designer was killed on the spot after a speeding lorry knocked his bike down on Sunday afternoon in Whitefield.

Premranjan was a native of Tamil Nadu and a resident of Whitefield. He was working as a graphic designer for a private company in Whitefield, the police said. The accident occurred around 3:30 pm near Big Bazaar in Whitefield. The police said Premranjan was returning home on his bike when a speeding lorry knocked his bike down and fled the spot. The passersby immediately rushed him to the nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead. The Whitefield traffic police have registered a case and are on the lookout for the lorry driver.

In a separate accident, a 35-year-old biker was killed after an over speeding goods vehicle knocked down his bike from behind on Sunday night in KR Puram.

The deceased, Atul B, was a native of West Bengal and a resident of TC Palya in KR Puram. He was working at a private factory, the police said.

According to the police, around 8 pm, Atul was returning home from work on his bike when a speeding goods vehicle knocked his bike down near Battarahalli in KR Puram. Atul was tossed up in the air and crashed on the road sustaining severe head injuries. Passersby rushed him to the nearby hospital where he later succumbed to injuries, the police said. The KR Puram traffic police rushed to the spot, seized the vehicle and arrested the accused driver.

In another accident, a pedestrian was killed on the spot after a speeding lorry knocked him down while he was crossing the road on Sunday night in Devanahalli.

Niranjan Nayak (45) from Bihar, was working at a construction site in Devanahalli and was residing at the same under-construction building.

The police said that around 8:30 pm, he was crossing the road near the Dabba Gate in Devanahalli when a speeding lorry knocked him down. The Devanahalli traffic police arrested the accused driver.