Police have registered a case in opposition to the engineers of the Bengaluru civic company and the automotive driver who took the automobile into the flooded underpass within the metropolis, resulting in the loss of life of a 22-year-old IT staffer and endangering the lives of 5 different relations of the sufferer, who had been later rescued.
The Halasuru Gate police on Sunday booked a case based mostly on a criticism lodged by Batula Sandeep, who’s the relative of the sufferer B Bhanurekha.
Meanwhile, driver Harish on Monday stated he was on the way in which to Hosur Road through the City Municipal Corporation workplace when his automotive bought trapped within the flooded underpass on Sunday.
Harish stated he noticed an autorickshaw and a automotive crossing the underpass. When he was weighing the opportunity of crossing it, an autorickshaw driver suggested him to go forward.
“That autorickshaw driver stopped however insisted that I ought to go, so I crossed… In simply two minutes, your complete underpass was stuffed with water and the automotive’s engine bought switched off,” he instructed reporters.
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday visited the St Martha’s Hospital, the place the sufferer and the survivors had been taken. He additionally introduced a compensation of 5 lakh rupees to the household of the sufferer.
After the incident, the underpass has been shut for vehicular motion.
Following the tragedy, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike immediately began an audit of all of the underpasses within the metropolis.
“We are endeavor an audit of all of the underpasses in order that such incidents shouldn’t happen in future. We are closing these underpasses, which aren’t match to make use of,” Chief Commissioner Tushar Giri Nath instructed reporters.
Mr Nath stated he has given instructions to the Chief Engineer of the civic company to see that water drains out from these underpasses by way of the stormwater drains.
According to him, such an train has been undertaken at 18 underpasses within the metropolis.
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