A 21-year-old student was killed, while her friend riding pillion was injured when a speeding goods vehicle knocked their scooter down at Doddabele junction on NICE road in Kengeri on Friday afternoon.
The deceased Saritha, first year BCom student, had gone to a temple with her friend Anitha and was returning home on a scooter when the accident occurred.
On being hit, Anitha slipped and fell on the safe side, while Saritha was dragged for a few meters along with the scooter and critically wounded.
The duo was rushed to ESI hospital where Saritha was declared dead.
The Kengeri traffic police have registered a case of death due to negligence against the driver and are investigating.