Staff Reporter

Bangalore: A 29-year-old man died after a consignment of iron rods fell on him on Outer Ring Road on Tuesday.

The HAL Airport traffic police have identified the victim as Sachin, a native of Orissa. The accident occurred near New Horizon College at Kadabisanahalli around 5.30 p.m. A new building is coming up on the premises of the New Horizon College and Sachin was working at the site. The incident occurred when about a tonne of iron rods on which Sachin and another worker were sitting fell on the road. “The driver of the goods carrier stopped the vehicle near a road hump and tried to proceed. The load fell on the road, along with the two workers. The victim was trapped beneath the load and sustained severe injuries. He was rushed to a hospital,” his fellow worker told the police.