A 23-year-old IT professional was killed on the spot and his two friends, also IT professionals, were injured when the motorcycle they were riding rammed a median, near Devarabisanahalli, in airport traffic police limits here on Sunday night.

Surendra (23), a resident of HSR Layout, was riding the bike, while the victim, Kishore Dutta, a resident of HSR Layout, and Babu Rao (23), a resident of Munnekolalu, were riding pillion. According to the police, the trio had gone out and were headed towards Babu’s house to drop him when the accident occurred. Surendra lost control of the motorcycle and rammed the median causing all three to fall. Kishore hit his head on the median and died on the spot, while Babu and Surendra were taken to a nearby hospital.