Two killed in road accidents

Two killed in road accidents

Two persons were killed in separate accidents in the City. An elderly woman was mowed down by a Tempo Traveller in the RT Nagar traffic police limits early Thursday morning. The deceased has been identified as Gowramma, 66, a resident of RT Nagar.

The accident occurred at around 5.20 am, when Gowramma was out on a walk. The speeding Tempo Traveller driver failed to control the vehicle and knocked her down. She suffered grievous injuries and died on the spot. The police have seized the vehicle and taken the driver into custody, the police said.

In another accident, Prakash, 35, a native of Nagadasanahalli, was killed in a head-on collision between his four-wheeler and a private bus in the Rajanukunte police limits on Wednesday night. The accident took place near Rajanukunte around 6.20 pm when he was heading towards Bengaluru. The speeding bus driver lost control of the vehicle and rammed Prakash’s four-wheeler. Prakash, who suffered multiple injuries, was taken to a local hospital and later to Yelahanka government hospital, where he died, the police said. The driver of the bus has been arrested.

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