A 25-year-old software engineer died in a road accident in Krishnarajapuram limits in the early hours of Saturday. A native of Kanhangad in Kasaragod, Kerala, Sushmitha was staying at Doddanekkundi.
According to sources in the KR Puram traffic police, Sushmitha, who was working with a leading software company, and her colleague Chaitanya, a resident of Ramamurthy Nagar, were returning home after their night shift. Sushmitha was riding pillion on the two-wheeler.
As the vehicle approached the New Light Circle, they lost balance and fell on to the road, sustaining severe injuries to head.
They were lying on the road for a few minutes before being rushed to a hospital.
Sushmitha succumbed to her injuries at the hospital, while Chaitanya is undergoing treatment. Sushmitha’s body has been kept at the mortuary of Bowring Hospital in Shivajinagar, the police said.