Nagpur: As the year 2015 comes to an end with tonight, the day started with three road mishaps which occurred within a few hours early in the morning. Unfortunately one young man of 28-years died on the spot.
Auto-Rickshaw menace claims one life
The first incident occurred hit opposite to the ticketing counter of Star Bus situated between Eternity Mall and Maharajbagh Gate. According to eye-witnesses, the 28-year-old youth identified as Avinash Sharadchandra Paricha and a resident of Bezonbagh in Jaripatka area was overtaking an Auto-Rickshaw which was stopped by the Auto-Rickshaw driver in the spot meant for Star Buses to pick-up commuters. When the Auto-Rickshaw driver braked his auto suddenly to woo some customers, the 28-year-old youth who was immediately behind the auto also applied brakes his Honda Shine Motorcycle bearing RTO Registration No. MP-28/ MG-1350. This sudden brake caused him to slip and fall. Unfortunately, the youth fell down on the right-hand side on the road with traffic moving while his motorcycle fell on the left-hand side. A Star Bus bearing RTO Registration Number MH-31/ CA-6173 was just passing the way and before the driver of the Star Bus could even apply his brakes, the Star-Bus wheels went over the head of the youth killing him on the spot. The entire mishap could be attributed to the Auto-Rickshaw drivers moving in a manner that has been causing many mishaps on that spot.
Rash-driving results in Tempo Traveller getting toppled
In another case of rash driving resulting in road-mishap, a Wagon-R bearing RTO Registration No. MH-40/ AR-2376 which was moving from RTO square to Ravi-Nagar Square at great speed broke the signal in an attempt to pass-off before the signal started for the road commuters travelling from High Court to Shankar-Nagar direction and rammed into a Tempo Traveller bearing RTO Registration No. MH-49 / J-0507 which had started and was crossing the square since the signal had turned green. So severe was the impact of the Wagon-R ramming, the Tempo Traveller a mini-bus toppled over. Two passengers who were seated in the Tempo Traveller were injured in the mishap and are said to be admitted in the Hospital for treatment. They are said to be out of danger.