Mangaluru, Oct 20: An elderly woman was crushed to death after she was run over by a KSRTC bus, while crossing the road, at Vidyanagar, Sullia in Dakshina Kannada district.
The victim is Meenakshi,67, a retired teacher. Around 4pm, the victim and her husband had come home in an auto-rickshaw. The auto-rickshaw driver stopped the vehicle opposite to their house, on the other side of the road.
Her husband had crossed the road, and while Meenakshi was crossing, she failed to notice a speeding KSRTC bus coming, which ran over her.
She died on the spot. The bus was moving to Mysuru from Subrahmanya. Sullia police have registered a case against the bus driver.
Speeding bus kills retired teacher in front of her husband