Bengaluru, August 13: A slide crash lead to the death of a minor in Bengaluru city’s BBMP park. The incident took place on Saturday in M V J Layout, Mahadevapura. The park was closed as installing of the slide was underway when victim Priya Gowda entered into the park with her two friends and eventually Priya succumbed to head injuries when the slide crashed on her.
The incident took place at around 4.35 pm when Priya fell off the ladder that was not fixed to the ground which crashed on her. Right after the incident, friends and neighbours of the 13-year-old took her home. After that, her parents rushed to hospital in Kaggadaspura area, but on arrival, she was declared dead by doctors.
A resident of Baddi Krishnapappa Layout, Priya has left behind her homemaker mother and Subramanya, her father who is a real estate agent. She was in class 8, a student of MBD school. A case has been booked in this matter as the park was locked and a warning signboard was missing.
Bengaluru cops have booked a case of criminal negligence against the BBMP officials based on the complaint of Priya’s parents, reported Deccan Herald.