Killer Pothole claims another life in Bengaluru: woman who was critically injured in freak accident due to bad patch of road succumbed;CM Bommai assures action after seeking report

Pramesh S Jain &Dr Thomas (especial correspondent)


50-year-old woman who was critically injured in a freak accident due to bad patch of road , succumbed to her injuries in the wee hours of Tuesday.

Senior officers as,BBMP,Chief Commissioner, Tushar Girinath,along with Joint Commissioner BBMP,Joint Commissioner Traffic,Dr BR Ravikanthe Gowda,DCP Traffic West,Kuldeep Kumar R Jain visited the spot and after inspecting the spot and after collecting information from the eyewitness he said,the vicitm Umadevi riding pillion sustained grevious injuries after hit by a footboard of the KSRTC bus, died of excessive bleeding.

She was needed a surgery and before while the doctors reviving her she breath her last at around 1 am .

Umadevi,resident of Gayathri Nagar had gone to her daughter Vanitha’s house in Sri Nagar .

Vanitha,28,was dropping Umadevi to her house on her scooter.The duo passing Vatal Nagaraj road near lulu Mall,Vanitha was negotiating a bad patch of road when the KSRTC bus knock them down.

While Vanitha fell on the safer side of the road, Umadevi came under the bus and got hit by the front side foot board sustaining severe injuries .

She was rushed ot ESI hospital Rajajinagar and treated at ICU where she succumbed.The body was shifted to MS Ramaiah Hospital for postmortem and the Malleshwaram traffic police have registered a case and are investigating the case.

After the accident took place CM Bommai said after seeking report what led to the accident and death by police department action will be initiated.

After the accident, BBMP Chief Commissioner Tushar Girinath visited the accident spot and inspected the site along with officers and done a road inspection by walking from accident spot till West of Chord Road,Rajajinagar,Magadi Road,West of Chord Road,and other areas with Rajajinagar MLA,Suresh Kumar who asked the officials to remove all illegal OFC cables and posters and clear the encroachment from footpath and make way for pedestrian to walk.

Meanwhile Jalahalli traffic Police station and Yeshwanthpur police station officers and staff seen filling potholes for the safety of general public and smooth flow of traffic.