Call centre staffer dies as bike hits flyover wall

A 25-year-old employee of a call centre died after the motorcycle he was riding pillion on crashed into the side wall of Devarabeesanahalli flyover on Tuesday morning, the police said.

Sharath Kumar, a native of Kerala, was riding pillion on the motorcycle of his colleague, Raj Kumar. The duo was returning from work. Kumar, who was said to be speeding, lost control over the two-wheeler and crashed it into the flyover’s side wall around 7.30 am. Both of them hit their head against the wall. The public, who noticed the accident, rushed them to a nearby hospital. Sharath was, however, declared brought dead while Raj is said to be critical.

The police said they had checked the footage of CCTV cameras installed at the exit gate of the call centre and it was clear that Kumar wasn’t wearing a helmet when he rode back from office.

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