Bengaluru

25-year-old techie run over by truck

Bengaluru: A 25-year-old techie died after being run over by a truck on Panathur Road on Tuesday night. Durgacharan was a resident of Kadubeesanahalli. He was from Odisha and was employed as a networking assistant with a mobile phone service provider.

According to the police, the accident happened around 9 p.m. near Nagarjuna restaurant. Durgacharan was returning home from work on his motorcycle when a Tamil Nadu-bound truck coming in the opposite direction collided head-on with his bike before running him over.

“The truck driver was driving in a rash and negligent manner,” said the police. “He drove the vehicle further for some distance before abandoning it and fleeing from the spot.”

The Old Airport Road traffic police have registered a case. They have seized the lorry and are on the lookout for the driver.


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