Two children killed as speeding goods vehicle run over them while returning from tutions in outskirts of Ramanagara

Yogesh K Porwar & Avanth Kumar Kankariya

Two children aged five and eight years were killed and three others injured when a speeding goods vehicle run over them while they were returning from tuitions in the outskirts of Ramanagara on Wednesday.

The deceased have been identified as Rohith,5 and Shalini, 8.The other three children identified as Suchith, Gouthami and Lekhana were escaped with minor injuries .

Senior officer told reporters the incident occurred around 7 pm when the children were going home from the tuition.

The driver of the vehicle coming from Magadi driving rash and negligent manner run over them.

The accused driver soon abandoned the vehicle and fled the scene.Passers-by rushed the injured children to a near-by hospital where the doctors declared them as brought dead.

Villagers gathered at the houses of the victims to mourn.Senior police officials rushed to the spot and seized the vehicle and efforts are on to track down the accused .