Truck driver and his assistant killed in road accident due to over speeding crashed into barricade before turning turtle

Yogesh K Porwar & Sunil Lohan 

A truck driver and his assistant were killed when the vehicle they were travelling lost control due to over speeding and crashed into the barricade before turning turtle on attibele service road in the early hours of Wednesday.

The deceased have been identified as Karthikeyan K, the truck driver and his assistant Uday Kumar.The duo was heading to Hosakote from Bommasandra industrial area carrying milk mist curd packet load .

According to the police the Karthikeyan was over speeding the truck lost control and crashed into the barricades .

Due to the impact the truck plough into the barricades for over 200 meters before overturn crushing the duo to death.

The Attibele police rushed to the spot and cleared the accident spot and shifted the bodies to the hospital for post-mortem.

Traffic on the busy road was disrupted for sometime. Few vehicles moving ahead of the truck were escaped narrowly.

The police suspect that over speeding of vehicle could be the reason but they are also checking with the officials of the RTO to ascertain if there was any technical error or fatique of the driver which led to the accident .