An engineering student was killed while another sustained injuries when the motorcycle they were on rammed into the median of the expressway on Ballari Road and the two were hit by a cab on Sunday.

The police identified the deceased as Dharmesh Patel (21), a resident of J.P. Nagar. The pillion rider has been identified as Abhishek (21). They were returning from Nandi Hills when the accident occurred.

Dharmesh lost control on the vehicle on the expressway near Jakkur and hit the median. The two fell on to the other side of the median and got hit by a sedan going towards the airport.

Passersby took them to a hospital where Dharmesh succumbed to his injuries. Abhishek is out of danger.

According to Yelahanka traffic police, Dharmesh was not wearing a helmet.

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