Woman killed as SUV rams into scooter on KRS Road
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Woman killed as SUV rams into scooter on KRS Road

May 17, 2024

Poignant scenes at the accident site as family loses breadwinner 

Mysore/Mysuru: A woman, identified as Radha (34), wife of Satish and a resident of Bhairaveshwara Nagar at Hebbal in the city, was killed on the spot this morning when a speeding SUV collided with the scooter she was riding in front of the Mysuru Trauma Care Centre on KRS Road.

Radha, who ran a tea shop opposite the Trauma Care Centre, was en route to her shop when the accident occurred at around 6.30 am. She leaves behind her husband Satish and two daughters.

The accident scene was filled with heart-wrenching scenes as Satish, relatives and onlookers wept inconsolably next to Radha’s dead body. The family lost a breadwinner. 

This morning, according to the Police and family members, Radha was following her usual routine, riding her TVS Jupiter scooter (KA-09-JK-2872) as she left her house. 

An inconsolable Satish, Radha’s husband, next to the body of his wife.

She entered KRS Road from the Metagalli side and proceeded to take a turn near the Trauma Care Centre to reach her shop on the opposite side. It was at this moment that a speeding Mahindra XUV (KA-51-ME-1661), driven by one Chandra from Yelachenahalli in Bengaluru, approached from the Vontikoppal side and collided with Radha’s scooter, resulting in her immediate death.

The impact of the collision caused the speeding SUV to overturn three times before finally coming to a stop and turning turtle. The front portion of the scooter was completely damaged in the accident.

Upon receiving the information, VV Puram Traffic Inspector Banukumari and her team arrived at the scene. They conducted an investigation, registered a case, shifted Radha’s body to MMC&RI mortuary and seized both vehicles involved in the accident. Chandra was taken into custody for further questioning.


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