Speeding vehicles claim four lives

Speeding vehicles have claimed four lives in the City since Sunday night. The victims include a class VIII student.

Fourteen-year-old Wasim was killed while his classmate sustained injuries after a speeding KSRTC bus hit their bicycle from behind on Uttarahalli Main Road on Sunday night. Wasim, a class VIII student, was riding the bicycle with his friend Touseef as pillion rider, when the accident occurred. Both sustained grievous injuries and were shifted to Nimhans.

Wasim died at the hospital and Touseef is said to be out of danger. K S Layout Traffic police have registered a case. The bus driver has been arrested.

A two-wheeler mechanic was killed after a goods vehicle rammed the bike he was riding in Hebbal on Sunday.

According to police, Inayatullah Khan, 47, a resident of RT Nagar, was on his way home from his Kempapura garage when the accident occurred. Both Khan and his friend Syed Mohammed Yousuf, who was riding pillion, were injured after a speeding goods vehicle hit their bike from behind. They were shifted to a nearby private hospital where Khan died on Monday morning. Yousuf is out of danger, police said. Hebbal traffic police have arrested the truck driver.

Crushed under bus wheels

A 25-year-old worker of a private factory was crushed under the wheels of a private bus on CK Palya Road on Monday. Sudhakar, a resident of Mallasandra in Whitefield was riding a two-wheeler with his relative Manu Kumar as the pillion.

The private bus ferrying factory workers rammed the two-wheeler as a result of which Sudhakar was tossed in the air and came under the wheels of the bus. He was killed instantaneously. The driver abandoned the bus and fled the spot, police said.

T R Mohan, (60), a weaver, was killed on the spot after a goods vehicle mowed him down at Devang Junction on KB Road on Sunday. The accident took place at around 8:45 pm when the victim was returning home on his two-wheeler.

Mohan, a resident of SR Nagar, was returning home when a goods vehicle rear-ended his two-wheeler, and ran over him. He was immediately rushed to Victoria Hospital where he was declared brought dead, said the police. The driver of the vehicle fled the spot abandoning the vehicle.

Woman ends life

A garments factory employee was found hanging at her house in Nandini Layout III Block on Monday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as Saroja, 20. She was living with her elder brother who works as a cab driver in the City. Saroja was working at a factory nearby. The incident came to light on Monday afternoon when her brother came home for lunch. She was found hanging from the ceiling fan in the hall. Nandini Layout police have registered a case and are investigating the matter.

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