Techie death: Civic authorities repair damaged Maduravoyal road
Civic authorities repaired a damaged Maduravoyal service road following the death of a woman software engineer.
CHENNAI: Civic authorities fill the potholes and repaired the damaged portions of the road after a woman software engineer died as she was mowed down by a truck in Maduravoyal.
The 22-year-old woman software engineer was killed in a road accident near Maduravoyal on Tuesday morning after she lost control of the vehicle and fell on the road soon after her bike allegedly hit a pothole on the road. A truck that was trailing her bike ran over her.
The deceased was identified as S Shobana, a resident of Porur. She was employed at a private firm in Guduvanchery. On Tuesday morning, she was on her way to drop her brother, Harish off at school when the accident happened, police investigations revealed.
Police have detained the truck driver.
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CEO of Zoho, Sridhar Vembu, expressed his sympathies on social media and cited terrible roads as the cause of Shobhana's tragedy death.
"One of our engineers, Ms. Shobana died tragically when her scooter skidded in the heavily potholed roads near Maduravoyal in Chennai. She was taking her younger brother to school. Our bad roads have caused a tragic loss to her family and Zoho," Mr Sridhar Vembu wrote on Twitter.