Of the total deaths due to accident, most of the deaths are a fall out of rash driving in the city. Another youth lost his life in an accident due to rash driving under the jurisdiction of Ambazari police station.
The deceased has been identified as Sunil Ramkumar Shahu (28), a resident of Pankaj Nagar slums, besides Hindustan Colony. Early Tuesday at around 12.45 am, Sunil was heading towards Ram Nagar from Daga layout on his scooter (MZU 5282) when an unidentified and rashly driven Tata Sumo came rammed into Sunil’s scooter from behind. Sunil fell unconscious with the impact of the accident. However, the car driver sped away from the spot, leaving Sunil in a pool of blood.
Someone noticed the blood stained body of Sunil and immediately informed Ambazari police about the accident. Cops rushed to the spot and performed panchanama of the scene. Sunil’s body was sent to Government Medical College and Hospital for post mortem. Cops have registered an offence under Sections 279, 304 (a) read with sub section 134 (b) of the Motor Vehicle Act.