Helmetless woman rider killed in accident

A woman was killed on the spot after she was run over by a goods vehicle at 8th Mile in Peenya on Wednesday. Gayatri Devi, 48, was a resident of Gaviganahalli in Chikkaballapur district.

She was riding pillion on her husband Lakshminarayanachar’s bike, lost control, fell down and came under the front wheel of a goods vehicle that was coming behind. She was killed on the spot due to severe head injuries as she was not wearing a helmet.
Lakshminarayanachar also sustained injuries in the accident and he is out of danger, the police said.

The goods vehicle driver Tirupal, a resident of Nagashettihalli has been arrested.

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