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Serial accident on new S R road! N R Traffic cops arrest techie, seize BMW car

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Mysuru: In a swift case of investigation into a serial accident involving a car, autorickshaw, motorcycle and pedestrians, N R traffic police have arrested a software engineer and seized his high end car.

The accused is identified as Ranjit a manager at Chennai based software company. He was driving the BMW car that caused the accident on Thursday, the video of which went viral.

According to a press release from police commissioner’s office, it is stated that “the car driven by Ranjit in a reckless speed at around 10 am had hit the autorickshaw near Kannan Lab on New Sayyaji Rao road. Following the accident, autorickshaw had overturned hitting pedestrians and a motorcycle rider injuring total six persons.”

The auto passengers were identified as Shankar and his mother Lakshmamma, driver Anthony, pedestrians Anita and Hemalatha and motorcycle rider Basavaraju. They all suffered injuries.

N R traffic police who rushed to the spot soon after, had shifted the injured persons to hospital.

According to the police, the pedestrians suffered injuries as they took to road instead of using the dedicated footpath built for them. The pedestrians should use the footpath compulsorily, the Commissioner has stated.

– Team Mysoorunews

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