Hyderabad: A 20-year-old BTech student was killed when a TSRTC bus hit the scooter she was pillion riding at Uppal here on Friday evening.
The victim, K Sneha, was a final BTech student of Holy Mary Institute of Technology, and a resident of Boduppal.
According to the Uppal police, Sneha was riding pillion with her friend Sruthi driving her scooter. They were proceeding towards Boduppal from Ameerpet when the mishap occurred.
When they reached the Gandhi statue in Uppal, the RTC bus (AP28Z 3417), being rashly driven, hit their scooter. “The bus ran over Sneha when she fell off the vehicle killing her on the spot while Sruthi suffered grievous injuries,” police said.
Following a complaint, a case of negligence causing death was booked against the bus driver, and he was taken into custody. The body was shifted to the Gandhi Hospital morgue for an autopsy.