Man run over at Majestic bus stand

 In a hit-and-run case, a 25-year-old engineer was run over by a bus near the entrance of Terminal 3 of Kempegowda bus stand on Saturday.

The deceased is Srinivas Rao, a native of Hindupur, who was living in CV Raman Nagar. He was working as a contract engineer for a Central government establishment, said the police.

Around 6.50 am, Rao was waiting to board an Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) bus to go to Hindupur. As the bus arrived, passengers rushed towards the bus. Rao, who was also trying to board the bus through the front door, lost balance and fell down. The driver moved the vehicle and Rao fell under the front wheel of the bus and was run over, added the police.

The passengers raised an alarm and the driver stopped the bus. The public informed a traffic police constable, who alerted the Upparpet traffic police and shifted Rao to a nearby hospital, where he was declared brought dead. The driver of the bus fled with the vehicle. APSRTC officials in Hindupur were informed and have asked the driver to surrender.

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