Four persons were killed and two others were injured after a speeding car jumped the median and collided with a truck in Bengaluru on Tuesday. The incident occurred in the early hours of Tuesday morning on the Attibele-Sarjapur road. A two-year-old boy, his parents and their friend were killed on the spot while two others, the deceased friend's husband and their two-year-old daughter sustained injuries.
The deceased were identified as Anjani Yadav (31) a software engineer, his wife, Neha Yadav (28), their son Dhruv Yadav, and their family friend Shubhra Santosh (27). Her husband, Santosh, and their daughter survived and are currently receiving treatment in a hospital.
The family hails from Uttar Pradesh and lived in DS Max Layout at Billiapur on Sarjapur Road. Anjani had decided to take Shubhra's family out for dinner at a restaurant and was driving the car, according to a report in Deccan Herald..
It was on the way back home at around 12:45 am that Anjani was allegedly speeding and lost control of the vehicle. The car jumped the divider and landed on the other side of the road where it collided with a truck. ‚ÄúThe impact of the accident was such that the four the six occupants of the car died on the spot and the vehicle was completely damaged,‚ÄĚ said a police official speaking to The Hindu.
Passersby rushed to help but doctors declared Anjani's family and Shubhra dead on arriving at the hospital. The Sarjapur police have taken up a case of death due to negligence.
Sarjapur police have registered a case of death due to negligence and are probing the mishap further.