KARNATAKA

3 killed in accident

Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: Three persons were killed and one injured when a goods vehicle was hit by a Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation bus near Mailapura Cross in Hoskote on Friday night.

According to the police, Karunakar (22) and his friends Suresh (21), Senthil (22) and Napoleon, all residents of Cox Town, were on their way to Kolar to see a friend when the accident occured. Karunakar, who was driving the three-wheeler, overtook another vehicle and was hit by the bus that was proceeding to Bangalore. Karunakar, Suresh and Senthil died on the spot. The police said the condition of Napoleon was critical.

Run over by car

A four-year-old boy was killed after he was run over by a car near Bovipalya in Nandini Layout police station limits on Saturday morning. According to the police, the victim Puneet Gowda was playing near his house next to the road when the accident occurred.

He had strayed to the road and was hit by the car belonging to the Cauvery Neeravari Nigam. The car was driven by Kumar, a resident of Nagapura. Local residents surrounded Kumar demanding action against him.

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