Bengaluru: Four people, including a 22-year-old engineering student, were killed in four separate road accidents in the city since Tuesday night. A 22-year-old engineering student died after his bike rammed into a divider on Doddaballapur Road under Yelahanka traffic police limits on Wednesday. The deceased, Vishnu Prasad, was a fourth year BE student of BMS-IT College.
Vishnu was speeding and lost control over his bike after it brushed against a divider on Doddaballapur Road near Kendra Vidyalaya school around 1.30 pm while he was returning home in Hebbal from college.
He fell on the opposite side of the road and was knocked down by a car. Vishnu sustained head injuries and was rushed to a hospital, where he died later. The cops suspect that the rider was not wearing a helmet.
Guard knocked down
A 46-year-old security guard died on the spot when a speeding vehicle knocked him down in Banasawadi on Tuesday. The deceased, Narasimhalu, from Andhra Pradesh, was returning home at the time of the incident. He had come to the city three months ago and was working as a security guard at a private firm, the police said.
In another hit and run case, a 25-year-old pedestrian was knocked down by a car on Hosur main road near Kudlu Gate under Electronic City Traffic police limits on Tuesday night.
The deceased, Bheemappa, was a native of Pavagada village in Tumakuru. He was working as a lights goods vehicle driver at a cardboard factory near Kudlu Gate, where he was staying.
When Bheemappa was returning home after visiting a relative in Hoskur Gate, he tried to jump the barricade at Kudlu Gate. A speeding car coming from Electronic City knocked him down.
A 28-year-old bike rider died after his bike rammed into a parked lorry on Ballari Main Road early Wednesday in R.T. Nagar traffic police limits. The deceased, Sharan Somanna, was working as a manager at a private hotel and was from Madikeri. He was returning home after visiting a relative in Sanjay Nagar when he crashed into the lorry, which did not have indicators on, opposite the CBI office around 1.45 am.