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Speeding Mercedes-Benz collides with several vehicles in Bangalore, one dead

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Speeding Mercedes-Benz collides with several vehicles in Bangalore, one dead

Bengaluru (Karnataka): In a tragic case in Bengaluru, a person was killed while at least six others were injured after a Mercedes Benz crashed into a number of vehicles at Bengaluru’s Indiranagar market area on Tuesday (December 8), the traffic police informed. The speeding car rammed into a two-wheeler from behind and in order to escape from the accident spot, continued to crash into a number of other vehicles on the road, added the police.

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The driver of the speeding car had been identified as Suveed Cardio (43) while the deceased person had been identified as Hari Mahant (36), a resident of Assam, added the police. While the injured persons had been identified as bike rider Anand Kumar (36); the driver of a car Mahesh (27); passengers Vidyashree (22) and Ninganabada Srinivas (22); auto drivers Najeeb (38) and Krishna (30), as per the police.

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“The speeding car driver Suveed Cardio aged 43 then turned to the left and crashed into a Maruti Alto which in turn hit a Swift car. The Swift car then hit a Tata AC. The Mercedes car then turned to the right and hit two auto-rickshaws,” said B R Ravikanthe Gowda, Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic). “The driver of Maruti Alto, who has been identified as 36-year-old Hari Mahant, died on the spot. He was a native of Assam,” he added. All the injured were taken to Chinmaya Mission Hospital hospital in the city. Further details are awaited.

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