One dead as speeding Mercedes hits a car,auto rickshaw and two bikes in Indiranagar

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

Reckless driving by a driver of high end car led to series of accident and claimed a life of a restaurant employee while three vehicles damaged.

The deceased has been identified as Hari Mahanth,(36) hails from Assam was working as Wallet Parking driver of a restaurant.He was residing in Doopasandra and was employee in the restaurant since ten years.

Senior officers,as,Joint CP Traffic, Dr BR Ravikanthe Gowda, DCP Traffic East, Shantharaju M,ACP,Kavitha,PI,Seema of Halasuru traffic police station limits rushed to spot and closed the road as it was a major accident and vehicles was diverted and huge traffic pile up was resulted due to the impact of accident.

After taking stock of the situation,senior officer said,the incident occurred on Indiranagar 80 feet road on Tuesday afternoon and the condition of the accused driver is also said to be serious.

The Halasuru traffic police found that the accused driver is Suvidh,(40), a businessman and a resident of Defence Colony.

The incident took place around 3.15pm and Suvidh was over


speeding high end car and crashed into another car and then rammed to an auto rickshaw and a goods vehicle.

Mahanth who was taking out the car from the parking died on the spot while drivers of other vehicles had injuries.

The passersby who noticed the mishap shocked and alerted Halasuru Traffic police and the damaged vehicles were removed from the road to clear the traffic.

A case of rash and negligent driving is registered against the accused and we have subjected him to alcohol test and further investigation is on as the driver is also undergoing treatment he added.