Bengaluru: Bike-borne woman dies after ramming into lorry

Modesto Morganelli
Ottobre 11, 2017

A 21-year-old pillion rider died after being hit by a truck in Bengaluru on Wednesday after her sister swerved the vehicle to avoid a pothole and both women were flung to the ground, media reports said. They were trying to avoid a pothole too.

Fearing public ire, the driver of the lorry fled the spot leaving the vehicle at the accident site.

Angry residents blocked the road protesting the pathetic condition of the road.

According to Times Now, there have been four pothole deaths in Bengaluru in the last 11 days. He further declared that to initiate disciplinary action against engineers and contractors who fail to meet the deadline, his government will not hesitate. The incident was reported near Nayandahalli Junction on Mysuru Road. Around a week ago, an elderly couple was killed after a bus ran over them on Mysuru road flyover.

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has asked the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike to fill up and fix the almost 15,000 potholes in the city of Bengaluru, according to media reports on Wednesday. There is no guarantee for life when you ride on the city road, the government says they have spent 22 cores for filling the pothole but we have not seen any changes in the pothole. He has chose to release Rs 700 crore to fill all the potholes on the Bengaluru roads.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members staged a protest in front of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) head office against poor condition of roads, series of accidents by potholes and garbage problem.

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