2 killed in separate accidents

2 killed in separate accidents

Two people, including a policeman, were killed in separate accidents on Saturday.

In the first incident, Kodandarama, 52, a police head constable working at Parappana Agrahara station was riding pillion with police constable Nagabhushan on a ‘Cheetah’ bike when it was struck by a speeding SUV from behind.

Both riders sustained severe head injuries. They were rushed to a nearby private hospital.
Kodandarama died en route. Nagabhushan is said to be out of danger. The SUV driver abandoned his vehicle and fled.

According to police, the SUV belongs to a branch of the HCL company at Jigani.

The cab driver was  ferrying employees after a night shift when the incident occurred.

Police sources added that those in the cab did not render help to the victims and instead boarded another vehicle to go home.

Kodandarama, a resident of Katriguppe, had joined the service in 1983.

In another incident, a motorcyclist was mowed down by a mini-truck at Abbigere in Yeshwantpur on Saturday morning.

Masai John, 52, was a resident of Abbigere and worked as a supervisor in a private company. 

He was on his way to a shop, located near his house, when his vehicle was struck by the goods vehicle  from behind. He died instantly.

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