Run over by truck, dying man donates eyes in an exemplary act

Bengaluru :A security guard with his body severed into half after being hit by a speeding lorry here today expressed a wish just moments before he died on way to a city hospital that his eyes be donated, police said.

The 26-year-old man was on his way to work on a two wheeler when the mishap occurred near Nelamangala here. The impact was such that his body was severed into two, they said.

A video clip of the man with severed body lying in a pool of blood calling for help was broadcast by local channels.

The man pleaded for help for some time, a person claiming to be an eyewitness, told a TV channel. Moments before he breathed his last while being taken to hospital, he expressed a wish for his eyes to be donated, police said.

Police said the lorry driver was arrested and case booked against him under various sections of the IPC, including 279 (Rash driving or riding on a public way).