Pvt bus mows down elderly man

Pvt bus mows down elderly man

An 80-year-old man was killed and his 30-year-old granddaughter was injured after a private bus hit a bike on the elevated flyover in Peenya on Monday night.

The victims were Venkataramappa and Gayathri, both residents of Bidarakal. The two were returning from Yeshwantpur when the accident occurred around
8 pm.

Venkataramappa fell down after the bus hit the bike from behind. He was rushed to a nearby hospital as he had sustained massive head injuries. However, he was declared dead on arrival, said the police.

Gayathri is being treated at the hospital. She is stated to be out of danger. The bus driver abandoned the bus and fled the spot, added the police.

Hit-and-run accident

An unidentified man was killed on the spot in a hit-and-run case at KR Puram.  The deceased is aged around 35 years. The accident occurred past midnight on Sunday near Bhagini Residency on Bhattarahalli-Hoskote Road. The driver fled the spot with the vehicle after the accident. The police shifted the body to Bowring Hospital.

In another incident, an elderly man was killed on the spot after a car hit him while he was crossing the road at Singasandra on Hosur Road.

The victim was aged around 60 years and the body was shifted to St Johns Hospital. Identity of the car and its driver are not known yet.

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