A man riding his scooter died on the spot when a bus rammed his two-wheeler in front of the Palace Grounds here on Bellary Road at 8.15 a.m. on Monday.

Nageshwar Rao (45) of Sahakarnagar was on his way to work when the BMTC bus swerved and hit his scooter near the Gayathri Vihar entrance of Palace Grounds.

Nageshwar Rao was an employee of Bharat Earth Movers Ltd. Nageshwar Rao lost balance and fell under the bus's wheels, the Sadashivnagar traffic police said.

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