2 die as Bengaluru Metro pillar collapses during construction


A woman and her 3 year old son died tragically when an under-construction Metro pillar fell on the two wheeler in which she was travelling in Bengaluru. Her husband and daughter were injured in the accident.

The incident took place in Bengaluru’s Nagavara area. According to officials, the couple with their twin children-a daughter and a son were passing that side on a two wheeler when the iron pillar that weighed several tonnes crashed on them. The woman named Tejasvani and her son Vihan sustained grievous injuries and were rushed to a nearby hospital by passersby but they died during the treatment. Tejasvani’s husband Lohith and daughter are being treated at the hospital Police sources stated that both Lohith and Tejasvani were wearing helmets.
A case has been registered and investigations are going on.



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