Techie jumps off moving train, crushed to death


Team Udayavani, Dec 19, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

Bengaluru: A 28-year-old software engineer, who had gone to bid his home-bound parents goodbye, was killed after he fell off the moving train and came under it at Carmelaram railway station, East Bengaluru on Monday night, Dec 17th. The deceased youth’s father also sustained grievous injuries after he too jumped out of the moving train after noticing his son falling beneath the train.

The techie identified as Vikram Vijayan, a resident of Sector 3, HSR Layout and employed with Wipro, died instantly. His father, Vijayan Chakkingal, 65, a retired technician and resident of Kanjikode, Palakkad district, Kerala, has been admitted to a private hospital near Marathahalli

Prima facie investigation revealed that the techie’s parents Vijayam and Kumari had been staying with their son for a few days and were to return to Palakkad in the Yeshwantpur-Kannur Express train on Monday night. Vikram brought them to Carmelaram station where the train arrived at platform no. 1 at 8.56pm and stopped for a minute.

The techie entered the AC compartment where his parent’s seats had been reserved and as he was helping them with their luggage, he noticed the train had started to move. Hence, he wished his parents a safe journey in a hurry and hurried to get off the moving train.

The tragedy

In his haste to get off the moving train, Vikram jumped out of the train but in a direction opposite to the train’s motion. Consequently, he lost his balance and fell between the moving train and the platform. He instantly came beneath the wheels of the train and breathed his last. His legs , hands and head were severed from his body. Seeing his son fall, Vijayan too jumped out of the moving train and suffered grievous injuries, inform the police.

Witnessing the turn of events, fellow passengers pulled the chain to stop the train, post which Udaya Kumari alighted from the train and realized the tragedy.

The severely injured Vijayan was rushed to a nearby hospital in Marathahalli and is said to be out do danger, inform the police.

The mortal remains of the deceased Vikram were shifted to Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital for post mortem by the Byappanahalli railway police on Tuesday morning.

Based on a complaint by stationmaster of Carmelaram railway station Chandan Kumar, a case of unnatural death has been registered.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

PM Modi congratulates Shinde, Fadnavis on becoming CM, DyCM

Maharashtra: Eknath Shinde sworn in CM, Fadnavis takes oath as Dy CM

K’taka topped in ease of doing business due to progressive reforms: Minister

Udupi rains: DC declares holiday for schools, colleges on July 1

ISRO successfully launches PSLV-C53 with three Singapore satellites onboard

Kangana Ranaut takes swipe at Shiv Sena after Uddhav Thackeray resigns as Maha CM

Guj: Cong leaders take out foot march to Jagannath temple, seek blessings for victory in Assembly polls


Related Articles More

K’taka topped in ease of doing business due to progressive reforms: Minister

Udupi rains: DC declares holiday for schools, colleges on July 1

Heavy rainfall triggers fear of flood in Udupi

Karavali Rains: Holiday announced for schools, colleges in DK dist on July 1

KGF actor escapes unhurt in Bengaluru car accident

MUST WATCH

Heavy rain at kaup area

Banana cultivation : Success story of a farmer

NEW BULLETIN 30-06-2022

Heavy Rain at Dakshinakannada

Thief Case at Kustagi CCTV Video Viral


Latest Additions

‘GST on horse-trading’: Cong’s jibe over Sitharaman’s slip of tongue

PM Modi congratulates Shinde, Fadnavis on becoming CM, DyCM

Maharashtra: Eknath Shinde sworn in CM, Fadnavis takes oath as Dy CM

K’taka topped in ease of doing business due to progressive reforms: Minister

Fadnavis will be part of new Maharashtra Cabinet, says Nadda

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.