Student killed in accident

Student killed in accident

An engineering student was killed on the spot and his friend sustained minor injuries when they fell off their speeding motorbike while negotiating a road hump in the High Grounds police limits on Monday night.

The deceased was identified as Ranjith Kumar Singh, 20, a resident of R T Nagar. Gaurav Singh, 23, an engineering student in Chitradurga, is recovering at a private hospital in the City.

The accident occurred at the Gandhi Bhavan junction near Shivananda Stores when the two friends were on their way to Majestic.

Ranjith lost control of the motorcycle while negotiating a road hump, and both fell down after the two-wheeler rammed into a car coming from the opposite direction.

Ranjith, who sustained severe internal injuries, was rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him dead.