16-year-old crushed to death under tractor while carrying Ganesha idol for immersion,Truck driver arrested by Avalahalli police

Dr B Thomas (Special Correspondent)

A 16-year-old boy was crushed to death under tractor which was carrying Ganesha idol for immersion in near Talampatti Bricks Factory Service road, in Madahalli in the outskirts of the city on Friday.

The deceased Dinesh,resident of KR Puram was seated next to the driver along with others to take the idol for immersion.

The driver driving the tractor in a rash and negligent manner and Dinesh lost balance and slipped under the front tyre of the vehicle and crushed to death.

Dinesh was the second son of Suresh Govindaswamy,45,a carpenter by profession .

Dinesh was actively participated in the activities after Ganesha was installed in the lane where he was living with the family .

The others in procession rushed him to KR puram government hospital from there shifted to Bowring where the doctors declared him as brought dead.

The Avalahalli police have registered a case of rash and negligent driving,death due to negligence and also under various sections of Indian Motor Vehicle Act against the driver.

The police have seized the truck and arrested the driver for further investigations.