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On Thursday afternoon, a 26-year-old MBBS doctor was killed as he slipped from a moving BMTC bus in Shanthinagar bus stand on Double Road, Bengaluru. The bus driver was arrested for apparently leaving the bus door open. The deceased was identified as Dr Andanur Chinthan and was working as a tutor in Chamarajanagar Institute of Medical Science. He was a native of Davangere and wanted to pursue MD.
A senior police officer from Wilson Garden traffic police station said that the incident happened around 2.45 pm when Chinthan boarded the bus that was heading towards Shivajinagar. He asked for a ticket to Majestic but the conductor answered that he had boarded the wrong bus. Chinthan then tried to get down while the bus was moving and lost his control and slipped coming under the rear wheel and was run over by the bus.
The driver stopped the bus when the passengers screamed.They tried to rush him to a nearby hospital but noticed that Chinthan had died as the wheel had crushed his head. Basavaraj, an eye witness gave a statement to the Wilson garden police and bus driver Thayanna B, who is a resident of Kaggalipura was arrested. He had not locked the bus door that had led to the accident.
Source: The New Indian Express