Private school teacher killed in road accident:

Pramesh S Jain

A 50 year old private school teacher was killed on the spot when a speeding goods vehicle jumped onto the footpath and ran over her near Nagarabhavi circle on Sunday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Vidya,50,year old a resident of Nagarbhavi Village,

Senior officer said,the deceased was walking to a near by shop to buy groceries when the incident occurred.

Vidya was walking on the footpath along with many others.The other pedestrian jumped to safety but Vidya came under the wheels as the canter vehicle rammed on footpath after the driver lost control.

As the driver rammed on footpath killing the pedestrian a teacher by profession on the spot.The driver abondoned the vehicle and escaped soon after the accident.

Immediately passer by and byatarayanpura traffic inspector Giriraj,with ACP Traffic West, Sudhakar AB,DCP Traffic West,Dr SK Soumyalatha with other staff rushed to the spot to collect information.

Later the police called crane to pull the vehicle and removed the body of private school teacher as the women came under the wheels and shifted the body for postmortem.

The Byatarayanpura traffic police are now on the lookout for the driver and we suspect rash and negligent driving led to the accident,and we also suspect that driver could also be under the influence of alcohol while driving.

A case under hit and run with other sections has been registered against the accused driver and a special team has been formed to nab the accused killer Driver and he will be arrested soon they said.