3 persons crushed to death, 2 injured as SUV rams into cab collided on Bengaluru airport road

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

In a freak accident on NH-7 on Devanahalli Airport flyover atleast 3 died on the spot,2 seriously injured. Injured shifted to a hospital in Bengaluru.

Senior officers as,Joint CP Traffic,Dr BR Ravikanthe Gowda, along with DCP Traffic North, Savitha S along with other officers as, ACP, Ashok and Chikkajala traffic inspector,Ms.Hamsaveni,and other staff rushed to the spot.

After inspecting the spot and collecting stock of the situation and what led to major mishap.

A senior officer told media persons,The accident reported on 9.15 pm and traffic on the busy airport road disrupted.

Three persons killed and several others injured when an SUV coming towards city jumped divider on flyover due to Over

speeding and collided with a cab heading to airport near betta halasuru cross on Thursday night.

Due to the impact, the cab was fully damaged and all the three persons travelling in the cab died on the spot including a woman.

The two people who were in the SUV also suffered injuries and the locals have admitted them to the nearest hospital for treatment.

Chikkajala police rushed to the spot and shifted the bodies and cleared the road by moving the damaged vehicles.

As it was extremely difficult to take out the bodies and the traffic towards the KIA was piling up.

“Later with the help of the Karnataka State Fire and Emergency Services personnel, police were able to retrieve the bodies of the deceased,” explained a local resident.

Over speeding said to be the reason. They were enroute to Bengaluru from Devanahalli. Case registered.People travelling in the SUV are yet to be traced and further investigation is on to ascertain the exact cause for the accident she added.