Chennai: Eight-year-antique boy run over as MTC bus hits bike

Chennai: Eight-year-antique boy run over as MTC bus hits bike 1

An eight-12 months-antique boy returning home after seeing off his father turned into a run over through an MTC bus in T Nagar on Saturday.

B Tarun Roshan, the victim, changed into driving a pillion on the motorbike with his neighbor Ananda Vasan. At the same time, the motorcycle became hit using the MTC bus on Thanikachalam Salai round 10.Forty pm.


“The boy’s father Balamurugan become headed to Bangalore, and his neighbor Ananda Vasan dropped him on the Koyambedu bus terminus. The baby also followed him. They had been returning after losing Balamurugan while the coincidence occurred,” stated a police officer in the Pondy Bazaar traffic investigations wing.

Police said the MTC bus’s driving force (path no: 147A) was seeking to overtake the bike when it hit it. “Ananda Vasan misplaced stability, and the bike skidded. While Vasan escaped with injuries, Tarun Roshan got here beneath the rear wheels of the bus,” said the police officer.

A nearby shopkeeper who witnessed the coincidence said the bus become speeding, which led to the accident. “Even though this road could be very slender, the bus changed into moving at a high pace. The motorbike became not. It becomes the try via the bus driving force to overhaul the bike, which induced the coincidence,” Hegaraj, who runs a tea store close to the accident spot, instructed Express.

The MTC bus driving force, K Sankar, 44, has been booked. After the autopsy, the kid’s body becomes surpassed over to their own family.