He was on his way for Diwali shopping and was crossing the road after getting down from another bus when the RTC bus mowed him down. He died on the spot after his head was crushed.
Avinash, a first year student of Ace Engineering College, Basheerbagh, came to Malakpet to meet his cousin and then go shopping. “The accident occurred at around 5 pm. He was crossing the road, when the RTC bus hit him, and he came under the wheel.
The bus driver seems not to have noticed the victim, and he could not stop the vehicle,” said Chaderghat police SI, Amar.
Eyewitnesses said that victim’s head was completely crushed and he could not be taken to hospital. The body was shifted directly to the mortuary.
Avinash, a native of Adilabad district, was residing at Ghatkesar. “Since it was Sunday and Diwali is coming up, he decided to meet his cousin at Malakpet and go shopping. The accident took place before he could get there,” said one of his friends.
The police seized the bus. The driver is absconding. Following a complaint, the police registered a case. The police have informed his parents.