Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2018        Go!    
 
 
June 19, Tuesday 2018 11:51 PM       

       HEADLINES: Actress attack case: Court rejects demand for special court and woman judge                                              Important info in box found near Jasna's house                                              Strong action against ADGP's daughter if her complaint is fake: Behera                                              Dubai based NRI held for threatening to kill Pinarayi                                              Oppn raises Kerala Kaumudi series as adjournment motion in assembly                                              J-K govt collapses after BJP pulls out of alliance with PDP                                              India and France to build strong development partnership: Swaraj                                              Merkel gets ultimatum from hardline ally over migrants                                              Merkel, Macron search for reforms to halt EU 'disintegration'                                              Federer to lock horns with Bedene in Halle opener                                              Yo-Yo effect: BCCI for fitness tests before selection                                              Tick, Tock: Time running out for Messi to deliver                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       INDIA Next Article: Anupam Kher is new FTII chairman  
       Woman riding pillion falls as scooter avoids pothole, crushed to death by truck
 
         Posted on :17:06:16 Oct 11, 2017
   
A A
       Last edited on:17:06:16 Oct 11, 2017
         Tags: Woman riding pillion crushed to death by truc
 

BENGALURU: A woman riding pillion on a two-wheeler was killed Wednesday when a truck rammed the vehicle as the rider was trying to avoid a pothole near Devanahalli, police said.

With this, four persons have died in accidents this month because of the battered condition of some of the city’s roads.

Police said G Veena (21), a resident of Kundana in Devanahalli, was heading home riding pillion with elder sister G Lakshmi (24).

At the Shettarahalli gate, while trying to negotiate a pothole, Lakshmi slowed down the two-wheeler when a truck hit them from behind.

As the women fell off their vehicle, the truck ran over Veena, killing her instantaneously. Lakshmi too sustained serious injuries. She has been admitted to a nearby hospital, the police said.

Angry residents blocked the road protesting the pathetic condition of the road.

Police have registered a case against the truck driver who fled the spot leaving his vehicle.

Two days ago, a woman was run over by a truck when the motorcycle she was riding pillion with her nephew skidded near Nayandahalli while negotiating a pothole.

About a week ago, an elderly couple lost their lives when a bus ran over them on Mysuru road flyover as they were trying to avoid a pothole.

The government has come under sharp criticism for the condition of the roads in the city.

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has blamed torrential rains for the potholes in the city and has promised to rid the city of potholes in a fortnight.

A A
       INDIA
Next Article: Anupam Kher is new FTII chairman
 
 
INDIA HEADLINES
Salman Khurshid defends Digvijay Singh's 'Hindu terrorism' comment  
Kumaraswamy raises technical objections on CWMA with PM  
After ruining it, BJP pulls out of Kashmir: Kejriwal  
SC no to urgent hearing of plea against Kejriwal sit-in at LG office  
Kumaraswamy refutes reports of Cong-JDS differences on budget  
L-G asks Kejriwal to urgently meet IAS officers to address concerns  
Kejriwal calls off nine day sit-in  
J-K govt collapses after BJP pulls out of alliance with PDP  
BJP, pulls out of alliance in J-K; presidential rule likely  
Rahul writes to slain scribe's father, offers condolence  
Would like to see Rahul Gandhi as future PM: Kulkarni  
Open to discussions: Delhi officers after CM's assurance on security  
HC rejects pre-arrest bail pleas of lawyers booked over Sterlite stir  
ED files fresh charge sheet against Mallya, prepares for fugitive tag  
CBI in HC against bail granted to scribe Upendra Rai  
Delhi HC asks who authorised Kejriwal's sit-in at LG's office  
Muthalik compares Gauri Lankesh's murder to dog's death  
Bengal girl mistakes pistol for a toy, accidentally shoots mother  
Four Assam rifles jawans killed in Nagaland  
Minister hospitalised on day seven of strike  
Government ends ceasefire in Jammu  
Modi govt will have to do a lot more to win over Muslims  
Chhattisgarh women forced to live in 'menstruation house' during periods  
Subramanian Swamy calls Kejriwal ‘naxalite'  
Cop critical after dragged by car at check-point  
 
Do you think electric bus will be a success in Kerala?
Yes
 
No
 
No opinion
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy