Hyderabad: Even before Hyderabad got over the tragic death of TCS techie Sohini Sexana who was killed by a TSRTC bus, the city reported another freak accident.
A bus driver of ‘Narayana Junior college’ identified as Syed Qasim at KPHB colony came under a water tanker wheels while he was trying to overtake.The rear tyre of the heavy vehicle ran over his body, killing the 29-year-old on the spot.
The incident occurred on Wednesday morning, at around 9:45 am at Vasanth Nagar-KPHB. According to the police, Qasim was returning from the Nizampet branch of Narayana College, While he was on the way to his boss’s residence in Vasanth Nagar where freak accident occurred.While he tried to over take from the left side of the water-tank,the man lost control and came under the wheels. Qasim dead on the spot.
According to the KPHB Police, the tanker driver Niranjan from Nagarkurnool district, was on his way to supply water to Sri-Chaitanya College in Kukatpally. Minutes after the incident, the driver fled the spot leaving behind the Qasim under the tanker tyre. For hours, the body could not be removed as the upper part was crushed by the wheels. Cyberabad traffic police traced Niranjan hours after launching a hunt. A case under 304 A ( Punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of IPC has been booked against the driver.
‘Qasim’s body has been shifted to the Gandhi Hospital for postmortem. The family has been informed about the incident and have reached the hospital’, said the police.
This accident comes hours after the fatal accident at Banjara Hills Road No.12 when a TSRTC bus ran over a TCS employee Sohini Saxena as she suffered grave head injuries and died on the spot. The driver Niranjan has been booked under 304 A (Punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of IPC.