Pickup truck driver killed after he sandwiched between vehicle and glass panes both firm owners booked

Yogesh K Porwar & Siddarath Sethia

In a freak accident,a 38-year-old driver of a pick up truck was killed after he sandwiched between the glass panes he was unloading in Subramanyapura on Wednesaday.

The deceased Shankar G was given a consignment order by Geetha Glass and Hardware firm in Amruthahalli to deliver window glass panes to Vasanthapura,at Ganesh Glass and plywood,Victim took material load from there he reached Vasanthapura at around 2.30 pm to the destination.

While unloading a heavy glass pane fell on him and he was sandwiched between the vehicle and pane .

People who noticed the mishap rushed to his help,pulled him out and taken to Astra hospital at konanakunte from there he was shifted to KIMS Hospital,where he was declared dead two hours later .

The Subramanyapura police have registered a case of death due to negligence against both owners of the firm for further investigations.

The police said that the death was due to chocking and there was no external injuries .

The police are awaiting post mortem report to ascertain the cause of death.