Four killed in separate accidents

Four killed in separate accidents

Four persons were killed in separate accidents in the City in the last 24 hours.

Y R Basavaraj, 26, a resident of Chikkaveerappa building, Siddahosanahalli, Mada­nayakanahalli, was killed on the spot when an unidentified vehicle knocked him down early Monday morning.

The accident took place on National Highway 4 near Deepak bus stop in Peenya traffic police limits, when Basavaraj was crossing the road. The police have launched a search operation to identify the vehicle and the driver.

In another accident in Peenya, a 20-year-old catering assistant was killed on the spot when he came under the rear wheel of a truck on Monday afternoon. The accident took place in front of S S Steels at Ganapathinagar when Jayendra –– a resident of Ganapathinagar in Rajagopalnagar –– was delivering lunch for the employees of a factory. Jayendra was hit by the truck and came under the rear wheel, when the driver put the vehicle in reverse gear, suddenly. The truck driver fled the spot.

In another accident in KR Puram traffic police limits, a car driver was killed on the spot on Sunday night. The dead is Manikandan Iyer, 34, a resident of Chinnappanahalli.

Police said a cement mixer truck was parked near the Salem Railway Bridge on Mahadevapura Ring Road. Iyer did not notice the parked truck and rammed his car into it. The truck driver is absconding, police said.

In Hoskote, a 25-year-old person from Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh was killed on the spot when he fell off a moving car and came under it after the car turned turtle.

The accident took place on Sunday afternoon at Alasahalli gate. The car driver Mohan Babu escaped unhurt. Kiran Yadav, who was sitting behind Babu, was thrown out of the car after the door opened all of a sudden. He sustained severe injuries after the car fell on him and died, police said.

One held for piracy

The police arrested Mohiddin Kunhi, 27, a resident of Gandhinagar and recovered 1,499 fake books and a cellphone, all valued at Rs 4.50 lakh.

Based on a tip-off, the police raided shop number 12 at Girish Complex on sixth main road in Gandhinagar. Chetan and Dayanand, who allegedly helped Kunhi in the sale and circulation of the fake books, are absconding.

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