Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: Two persons were killed and eight were injured in separate accidents reported in and around the city on Monday night.

M.S. Kumar (50) was killed and seven others were injured when a lorry overturned and fell on a car on a bridge near Vinayaka theatre of Devanahalli. Kumar, who was travelling with seven others in the car, died while being treated in hospital.

According to Tavarekere police, lorry overturned when the driver lost control it and it fell on the car coming from Chickballapur.

A few minutes later another car rammed the car stuck under the lorry. All the persons travelling in the first car were injured and they were taken to a private hospital.

They were returning after visiting a temple, the Tavarekere police said.

Amarnath( 19), riding a moped was killed when his vehicle was hit by a motorcycle near Nagaland circle on BEL Road. Janardhan, who was riding the motorcycle, was also injured and he has been admitted to a private hospital.

The Yeshwantapur traffic police have registered a case.