Three persons have died in three accidents in different parts of the city.

A 32-year-old father of two died when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed on the footpath on Langford Road on Friday night.

The Ashoknagar traffic police said Justin John, a resident of Anepalya, 4th Cross, went from his house around 8.30 p.m. to buy some household items.

The accident occurred around 10.30 p.m.

“The vehicle was being driven so fast that Justin was dragged along with it on the footpath for some 20–25 feet, before he crashed into the compound wall of a house. He sustained fatal head injuries,” the police said.

He died of his injuries at St. Philomena’s Hospital. The police said he was father to a month-old baby girl and a two-year-old son.

In a similar accident, an 18-year-old died when the two-wheeler on which he was riding pillion crashed into a divider on Ring Road in BTM Layout IV Stage late on Friday.

The Mico Layout traffic police said Ravikumar, a school bus cleaner, was riding with Shashikiran when the speeding vehicle crashed into the road divider which was under repair.

Ravikumar was rushed to Nimhans but was declared brought dead.

Shashikiran has been admitted to a private hospital with minor injuries.

An unidentified pedestrian was killed when a two-wheeler hit him near Chowdeshwari bus-stand in Mattikere late on Friday. The Yeshwantpur police said the man died of head injuries at M.S Ramaiah Hospital.

Hangs himself

An autorickshaw driver hanged himself from a pillar on Chandrashekar Azad Ground in Malleswaram 6th Cross early on Saturday.

The police said Mahesh (40), a resident of Vyalikaval, appeared to have been beset by money worries as he had two wives and four children, which he could ill afford.