Bengaluru: A 26-year-old man’s body was ripped apart after he was run over by a lorry at Thippegondanahalli near Nelamangala (National Highway-4) on Tuesday morning.
According to police, the deceased has been identified Harish N (in pic) a resident of Gubbi in Tumakuru district who was working in a private company in Whitefield in the City. He had been to his village to cast his vote during the Zilla and Taluk Panchayat elections held recently.
Around 8.30 am, on Tuesday, while he was riding back to work, a lorry tried to overtake him and brushed past his motorcycle. Harish lost control over his vehicle and came under the lorry.
Critically injured, Harish was found lying on the road for more than 15 minutes pleading for help. Finally, a few youths alerted the police and the ambulance. As he was run over by a lorry, his body was cut into two. But Harish was still breathing and struggling for life. While they were putting him into an ambulance, the victim asked the police and the ambulance staff to donate his organs, according to the police.
The police shifted him to a nearby hospital, where he was declared dead minutes later. The public caught hold of the lorry driver, Varadaraj, and handed him over to the police. The lorry was seized and the driver arrested.