Bengaluru: Security guard gets run over, donates eyes before death

  • PTI, Bengaluru
  • Updated: Feb 17, 2016 11:03 IST

A security guard who was hit by a speeding lorry in Bengaluru expressed a wish to donate his eyes moments before his death, police said.

The 26-year-old man was on his way to work on a two wheeler when the mishap occurred near Nelamangala area of the city. The impact of the hit was such that his body was severed into two, they said.

A video clip of the man lying in a pool of blood calling for help was broadcast by local channels.

The man pleaded for help for some time, a person claiming to be an eyewitness, told a TV channel.

Moments before he breathed his last while being taken to hospital, he expressed a wish for his eyes to be donated, police said.

Police said the lorry driver was arrested and case booked against him under various sections of the IPC, including 279 (Rash driving or riding on a public way).

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