Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-07-26 18:16 Bengaluru: Rash driving claimed the life of a 35-year-old businessman from Andhra Pradesh while three others escaped with injuries when the SUV in which they were travelling rammed into the central median in Sadashivnagar traffic police limits on Monday night. The deceased has been identified as Kareemullah Shah, who died on the spot sustaining grievous head injuries while Shahrukh Ahmed, a degree student who was driving the vehicle, escaped with minor injuries along with two of his friends Nayeem, 25, a goldsmith and Javed, 23, a student. Hailing from Andhra Pradesh, the four friends came to the city on Sunday night. On Monday, the four friends went for shopping followed by dinner. According to the police, the tragedy happened at Sadashivnagar Junction around 10.45 pm on Monday night. Investigations revealed that Shahrukh, who was driving the car, was new to the city and was unaware about the city roads. The four were heading towards Yeshwanthpur from Mekhri Circle Road when Shahrukh lost control over the wheels and rammed into the central median at Sheshadripuram junction. Kareemullah, who was sitting next to the driver’s seat, died sustaining head injuries after his head collided into the wind shield, while Shahrukh and two others escaped with minor injuries. Passers-by alerted the police who shifted Shahrukh to a nearby hospital. Sheshadripuram traffic police have registered a case in this connection. Injured in accident, social worker, 53, succumbs to injuries Bengaluru: A 53-year-old social worker succumbed to injuries on Monday night in a hospital after he had met with an accident at Nagarbhavi 80 feet Road on last Friday morning. According to the police, the incident took place in Kamakshipalya traffic police limits last Friday morning. The deceased, identified as Ganesh, a resident of Annapurnaswamy Nagar, was heading towards Jnanbharthi to meet a friend for walk. Upon reaching 80 Feet Road, Ganesh failed to notice a hump as he was riding quite fast. Police said that Ganesh immediately lost control on noticing a pedestrian and fell from the bike, leading to severe injuries. He was rushed to a hospital where he succumbed to injuries. The Kamakshipalya traffic police have registered a case. Carpenter killed after canter vehicle rams bike Bengaluru: A 33-year-old carpenter was killed after a canter vehicle collided with his bike near Kadirenahalli cross in K S Layout traffic police limits. The police said that Murugesh, a resident of Arehalli, was going to his relative's house in Kadirenhalli. Around 11.30 pm, as he reached Kadirenahalli junction, a speeding goods vehicle collided with his bike and Murugesh was grievously injured. He was shifted to a nearby private hospital where he was declared brought dead. The Kumaraswamy Layout traffic police went to the spot and seized the vehicle.