Budigere car crash victim laid to rest
With Sheshadri’s death, the toll has now risen to four.
Bengaluru: Sheshadri alias Sheshu, 18, who succumbed to injuries on Wednesday following a car accident near Budigere on December 12, was laid to rest on Thursday. “His last rites were performed at A. Nayarayanapura at around 5 pm,” said Srikanth, Sheshadri’s cousin. With Sheshadri’s death, the toll has now risen to four.
Sheshadhri, second PU student from Silicon City College, was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhattarahalli. He was in critical condition and died after suffering a massive cardiac arrest at around 4 pm on Wednesday at the Sathya Sai Hospital.
“Sheshadri had suffered the first cardiac arrest on Wednesday noon from which he was revived. He suffered the second attack about 2 hours later, and we were able to still revive him, but the third cardiac arrest in about 15-20 minutes from the second one was massive and we could not revive him. He was pronounced dead at 4 p.m. He was in critical condition with high blood pressure due to abnormal metabolism, as a result of head injuries,” Dr. Mahesh M.N., Medical Director, Sathya Sai Hospital said.
“Sheshadri had undergone a surgery for a huge clot in his brain and spinal cord fracture on Saturday night,” the doctor said. The body was shifted to MVJ Hospital in Hoskote on Thursday for post-mortem.
Sheshadri has a brother Vivek (11), who is in 5th standard. His father Venkateshwarlu works as a supervisor at a private firm.
“Ever since Sheshu was admitted to the hospital, he never gained consciousness,” Srikanth said. Sheshu was very good at studies, he added.
“Another accident victim Manikumar underwent surgeries on Thursday for his facial fractures and elbow,” said Dr Mahesh.
Kiran Kumar P., 17, another car accident victim, is undergoing treatment at the Sri Venkateshwara Hospital in Madivala. “His condition is also said to be critical. Kiran underwent a tracheostomy on Wednesday. He has not regained his consciousness and still continues to be on the ventilator and under observation,” Dr. Bharathi.
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