Three engg students from city killed in Mandya accident

Three engg students from city killed in Mandya accident

The deceased have been identified as Venkatesh (23), Dinesh (22) and Nanda (23). The injured have been identified as their friends Santhosh, Vikas, Sandeep, Suresh, Govind and Saddam, while two others escaped unhurt.

According to the police, the deceased were students at Dayananda Sagar Engineering College in Bengaluru. 

The injured were provided first aid at the Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences (MIMS), before being shifted to the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (Nimhans) in Bengaluru.

It is said that all the students had left for Mysuru from Bengaluru, when the accident occurred near Induvalu. 

The driver is said to have lost control, before hitting the median resulting in the mishap. The vehicle was completely damaged due to the impact. Mandya rural police have registered a case.

Man dies in road accident
In a case of drunken driving, a 29-year-old man was killed on the spot while his friend was injured in an accident under the Kamakshipalya traffic police limits on Saturday. 
The deceased, H Sunil, and his friend Suresh both got drunk after a party when the accident took place. 

Sunil left with Suresh in his autorickshaw. The latter drove recklessly and reached Ullal Main Road. He rear-ended a goods vehicles while trying to overtake it.

The autorickshaw turned upside down and Suresh and Sunil suffered severe injuries. They were rushed to a nearby hospital, where Sunil was declared dead due to massive head injuries, said the police.

Suresh was booked under IPC Section 304 and was arrested. According to the police, even four hours after the accident, the alcometer test results indicated 203 mgd of alcohol in Suresh’s  blood.

Sunil hailed from Bapujinagar and was currently looking for a job. 

He had quit his job at a cellphone service provider a few months ago. The two friends decided to party on the occasion of another friend’s birthday on Saturday.

Sunil, Raghu, Abhishek, P Sunil and Suresh went to their friend’s house at Ullal. All of them were heavily drunk. They were returning to their respective homes after the party when the accident occurred, added the police.

Woman found dead in drain
A 60-year-old woman was found dead in a drain near Silk Board Junction on Hosur Road in southern Bengaluru on Sunday morning. 
The deceased has been identified as Gowramma, a resident of Bommanahalli. According to the police, Gowramma lived with her brother Ramesh. 

Ramesh, his wife and children were attending a wedding on Saturday. Gowramma told her neighbours that she would go to the hospital and get back by evening. When she did not come home, Ramesh and his family started searching for her and lodged a police complaint.

The next morning, local residents noticed a body in the drainage near the Silk Board Junction and alerted the police.

Gowramma was depressed and was being treated for the same. 

She might have accidentally fallen into the drainage, the police speculate.

Narrow escape for trio
Three persons were injured after a truck carrying cars overturned on the outer ring road near Ramamurthy Nagar, on Saturday.
The injured have been identified as Pradeep and Dhanush, both bikers and Ravindra Singh, the truck driver. The trio were rushed to a nearby hospital and they are now said to be out of danger.

The truck was heading towards Hebbal around 3.30 pm, when the driver of the vehicle attempted to overtake a tanker and lost control. The truck ran in a zigzag manner, colliding with a tanker and entered the other side of the road before it overturned, police said.

The bikers who were on the other side of the road had a narrow escape as they let go of the bikes and fled, sensing the danger. The two bikes and around 20 new cars, that were inside the truck were damaged, the police added.

Traffic on the road was affected for an hour, until the police rushed to the spot and cleared the truck with the help of a crane. Police have registered a case against the truck driver Ravindra Singh for negligent driving.


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