B S Yeddyurappa's son's car mows down pedestrian in Karnataka
A 24-year-old man was killed on the spot after BJP MLA B Y Raghavendra'a car knocked him down on Thursday night. Raghavendra is also the son of Former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa.
Raghavendra was travelling in the car when his driver knocked down a pedestrian who is said to have embarked from an auto-rickshaw. The incident took place near Madapura cross in Honnali taluk while the MLA was on his way to Shikharipura. The deceased has been identified as Suresh, a resident of the same village. Dozens gathered at the accident spot where the MLA too embarked and waited for the ambulance and police to arrive.
The SUV that ran over the pedestrian bears the board of 'Member of assembly, Shikharipura'. B Y Raghavendra was seen talking to someone on the phone detailing how the accident took place from the spot. The MLA is heard saying that the deceased man jumped out of an auto when his car was in speed. The vehicle could not come under control while the victim neared it, knocking him down.
A complaint in this regard has been filed with the Nyamathi police in Davangere district. The body of the deceased was shifted to a local government hospital.