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TN: Young woman techie falls of 2-wheeler, run over by truck in Chennai

TN: Young woman techie falls of 2-wheeler, run over by truck in Chennai
, Wednesday, 4 January 2023 (16:13 IST)
Chennai: A 22-year-old software engineer was killed when she was run over by a truck after she slipped and fell from her two-wheeler on the Maduravoyal high road in the city yesterday.
Police said, the young woman techie, S.Shobana, lost control of the vehicle when her two-wheeler hit a pothole on the road. After she fell on the road, a truck that was trailing her bike ran over her, killing her on the spot.
She was a resident of Porur and was employed with Zoho Corporation at its facility in suburban Guduvancherry.
Acting on information, Poonamallee Traffic investigation wing rushed to the sport and shifted Shobana’s body to a government hospital for post-mortem.
After the accident, authorities filled the damaged portions on the road.
Police arrested the truck driver, B Mohan, on charges of rash driving and causing death by negligence.
He was produced before a Magistrate and was remanded in custody last evening
Meanwhile, CEO of Zoho, Sridhar Vembu, expressed his sympathies on social media and cited terrible roads as the cause of Shobana's tragedy death.
"One of our engineers, Ms.Shobana died tragically when her scooter skidded in the heavily potholed roads near Maduravoyal in Chennai. She was taking her younger brother to school. Our bad roads have caused a tragic loss to her family and Zoho," Sridhar Vembu wrote on Twitter.
PMK Founder Dr.S.Ramadoss also condoled her death and said no more deaths should take place because of the damaged roads. The Tamil Nadu Government and the Chennai Corporation should take immediate steps to repair all the damaged roads to prevent such deaths in future, he tweeted. (UNI)

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