Hyderabad: Two engineering students and another youngster reportedly got killed on the spot after their bike ‘Pulsar 220 CC’ crashed into a metro rail pillar in Secunderabad’s Mettuguda.
The mishap occurred in the early hours of Tuesday at a sharp curve near the pillar.
The victims were identified as V Uday Reddy aged 20 an engineering student of Scient Institute of Technology in Ibrahimpatnam, N Prudhvi Raj aged 20 also an engineering student from JBIT, Moinabad, and 23-year-old B Uday Kumar, a B Pharmacy graduate from Uppal.
According to the sources the trio were on their way to Secunderabad.
The B. Pharm graduate was riding the bike when they lost control possibly due to speeding and crashed in the Metro pillar around 1.30 am.
“The road curves before the accident spot and there was proper illumination along with warning signs. The mishap appears to have occurred due to speeding. Some people who were present at the spot when our team reached after the accident said that the mishap occurred when the biker was overtaking a car. He might have lost control due to high speed. All the three youngsters died on the spot,” Lalaguda inspector G Srinivas told.
As the bike crashed into the pillar Uday Reddy fell on the median between Metro pillars, while Uday Kumar and Prudhvi crashed on the road.
The inspector said, “The three youngsters started from Uday Reddy’s room in Uppal at 11.30pm. Uday Reddy’s roommate Sai saw them last. We do not know where they had gone before the mishap occurred. I think since all the eateries were shut by 1.30am, they were going to the Secunderabad railway station to find some food.”
“After the mishap, our patrolling vehicle and the night duty officer reached the spot.
They contacted the victims’ family members through the cell phones found at the scene.
There were no cameras pointing at the accident spot, but we will check the footage of cameras installed at nearby bank and petrol pump,” the inspector added.
The dead bodies were taken for post mortem while the Police are probing all the angles of the accident that led to their death.