HYDERABAD: Two people including an eight-year-old boy died after a biker crashed into a car in Telangana’s Ranga Reddy district on Sunday.
According to reports, the biker, identified as Sairam, was travelling to Achampet at around 9.30am, when he tried to overtake an RTC bus from the right.
However, he did not notice an oncoming car which hit the bike, resulting in the rider flying in the air and landing on the vehicle’s roof.
The bike’s front wheel went straight through the car’s windshield and landed on the eight-year-old, Arshad, who was sitting in the front passenger seat.
Both the victims were dead on the spot.
According to the police, Arshad was a resident of Hyderabad and was going to Kadthal to attend a family function. His grandfather, who was driving the car, also sustained minor injuries.
Sairam’s friend, Mogulaiah, was a pillion rider on the bike, and he too fell off the vehicle and sustained serious injuries.
The police said that they have registered a case under sections of the IPC dealing with accidental death and causing injuries.
Hyderabad and its surrounding areas have been witnessing several cases of accidents.
On Saturday, one person was killed and four others were injured when a SUV ran amok in the city’s Madhapur area.
The vehicle, being driven at a high speed by a person who was allegedly drunk, hit two cars and four wheelers before coming to a halt.
Earlier on the same day, two cars collided in the posh Jubliee Hills area. There were no casualties but both vehicles were badly damaged.
On May 10, Nishit Narayana, son of Andhra Minister P Narayana, died along with another friend, after their overspeeding car rammed into a pillar of the Hyderabad Metro Rail.
The accident had occurred around at around 3 am and the victims died on the spot. CCTV footage showed that the car was going at an extremely high speed.
However, police told reporters after the post-mortem that the two people were not drunk.