An Indian student, pursuing masters in electrical engineering at Northern Illinois University, was killed in a road accident in Illinois, United States. The victim has been identified as Sai Kumar Adluri from Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh.
The car accident took place on beginning Sunday morning when the victim’s car was hit by another car from back killing Sai Kumar on the spot.
According to Indian Students Association, Sai Kumar was a native of Sri Bomma Rajapuram (SBR Puram), near Puttoor, Tirupathi. He was supposed to graduate in December 2017.
Friends of Sai Kumar named him as an ‘energetic cricketer’ who represented the university in the midwestern championships. “He was a compassionate human being who never thought twice before lending his hand for help. He was a brother everyone wished they had,” the Indian Students Association told. It has also set up a go fund me page to raise funds to help send the body back to India.
“Sai and a friend was involved in an accident near the university earlier this morning and the other vehicle involved was the one at fault. Sai was not lucky enough to make it. The other person in his car is currently undergoing treatment in a trauma center in Rockford,” the association told.