A 23-year-old private firm employee was killed in a road accident at Nallakunta, Hyderabad early on Monday morning. Police suspect the man was drunk driving and the vehicle skidded while he was overspeeding.
The victim, Edric Hutton, from Vijayapuri Colony fell on the road and died on the spot. “The man was overspeeding and we suspect that he was drunk driving,” said Nallakunta Inspector, K Muralidhar.
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Edric was travelling towards the Fever hospital stretch on his Yamaha FZ bike when the vehicle crashed into a pole and dashed into the road median. The accident occurred at around 5am on Monday, while the traffic police released the CCTV footage, warning about overspeeding on Tuesday.
“The CCTV footage shows the victim was overspeeding and lost control of the vehicle. He then crashed into the road divider. He was not wearing a helmet either, and died on the spot after sustaining multiple injuries, including severe head injury,” said a police officer from Nallakunta police station.
Following the incident, a case was registered under section 304-A (causing death by negligence) of IPC.Source: Times of India