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Friday, 24 May 2024 9.24 AM IST

Private bus hits bike, two-wheeler rider dies after bus runs over him

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KOLLAM: In a horrific incident, a two-wheeler rider was killed after a private bus hit his bike and ran over him. The accident took place at Thannikkamukku in Mangad this afternoon. The deceased has been identified as Thavanimukku native Mohanan. The bus, which was travelling through a narrow road, went on to hit the bike.

According to sources, the private bus hit Mohanan's bike from behind while trying to overtake the bike. Mohanan, who lost control of the bike and fell on the road, was run over by the tyre of the bus. The CCTV footage of the incident has come out. The video shows the bus hitting the bike from behind and running over Mohanan's body.

The other day, a housewife was killed in Varkala after she was hit by a speeding private bus. The deceased is M Pratibha (46), a resident of Vrindavanam House, Kayikkara Kovilthottam. The accident happened when she was going to Varkala railway station on a scooter with her husband Vijayakumar to drop off their daughter Vishnupriya, who is studying nursing in Kollam.

Vijayakumar was the one riding the Honda Activa scooter. The daughter was sitting in the middle and Pratibha was sitting at the back. While overtaking the scooter, the back of the bus hit the scooter. Pratibha, who fell on the road, sustained serious head injuries. She was taken to Varkala Taluk Hospital but her life could not be saved. Vijayakumar and his daughter sustained minor injuries. They were injured on arms and legs but the injuries are not serious. Vijayakumar is a construction worker. Pratibha was a temporary employee of Haritha Karma Sena.

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