Two Infosys techies killed in accident

Jun 27, 2017

MYSURU: The long Eid weekend turned into a nightmare for five Infoscion friends.

Two software engineers from Infosys in Mysuru were killed on Saturday when their scooter collided head-on with an SUV on the Mysuru – T Narasipura road near Induvalu village. Both the deceased were not wearing helmets, say police.

Purandara Mishra, 22, and Suraj, 23, both from Odisha, were killed in the accident. The two were heading to Shimsha waterfalls along with three others on scooters, said police..
Mishra and Suraj along with Niranjan Mishra, Sachin and Binod had hired scooters for the journey. They planned to visit Ganganachukki falls in Mandya district, Talakad and Barachukki in Chamarajangar district. They left early in the morning and their first stop was Shivanasamudra. All five are from Odisha.
When the men reached Induvalu village, Mishra who was riding lost control over his scooter and rammed into an oncoming Duster coming from Bengaluru. While Mishra was killed on the spot, Suraj succumbed to injuries on the way to KR Hospital. Suraj was first rushed to the government hospital in T Narasipura and after first aid was being taken to Mysuru when he died on the way.