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Bengaluru: One biker injured as road caves in due to metro construction work

In yet another tragic incident that come 2 days after the metro pillar tragedy, one biker injured as road caves in due to metro construction work at Ashok Nagar in Bangalore on Thursday. The traffic in the area was affected after the authorities barricaded one stretch of the road.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Bengaluru: In yet another tragic incident that come 2 days after the metro pillar tragedy, One biker was injured after a road caved in on Thursday in Bengaluru. The incident was reported from Bangalore Rouge Brigade Road, where construction work for the metro was underway.

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According to locals, a biker suffered minor injuries in the incident. This comes days after two people – a woman and her child were killed following a metro pillar collapse in the city.

Today’s incident was reported at nearly 12:30 pm. The whole stretch of the road was, thereafter, closed for regular vehicular movement.

Several construction workers were immediately called in, who began the repair work on the road. Meanwhile, traffic congestion was reported in the area, as the authorities barricaded one side of the road.

BENGALURU METRO PILLAR COLLAPSE

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The incident comes to the close the heels of Nagawara incident wherein a woman and her son were crushed to death after a pillar from metro construction site fell on them.

The incident had sparked a massive outrage in Bengaluru against the Namma Metro and the state government.

According to sources the doctor who treated them saying that the mother-son duo had suffered head injuries and that they tried to save them. There was a lot of blood loss and fall in blood pressure.

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