Hyderabad: A 22-year-old MBA student died of a severe head injury when the helmet he was wearing broke in a mishap at Langer Houz on Monday. The police said that the helmet was of poor quality and broke when it hit a GHMC water tanker and a median.
The victim, V. Pranay, 22, of Kranthinagar, Mehdipatnam, was a first year student in a private college in the city. His father, Mr V. Prabhakar, works in the panchayat raj department.
Pranay left home at about 10.40 to go to the college located at Ibrahimbagh on his bike (TS12 EF 1844). When he reached the main road at Nanal Nagar, he lost control over the bike rammed it into a water tanker (AP28 TD 1160) belonging to the GHMC from the rear and fell down.
Langer Houz inspector Ch Srinivas said the accident took place on the main road at a U-turn at Andhra Floor Mill. He said Pranay’s head hit the tanker and the median.
“Pranay was wearing a helmet. When he fell down after hitting the lorry, it broke. His head came in direct contact with the water tanker and then the median. He suffered a critical head injury and died on the spot,” said the inspector.
The helmet appeared to be of low quality and it broke due to the impact.
A case has been registered following a complaint from the victim’s father for the investigation and the body was handed over the autopsy at Osmania General Hospital....