Published On : Tue, Nov 26th, 2013

Speeding autorickshaw kills motorcyclist

Nagpur News : An unidentified autorickshaw driver hit a motorcyclist on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday and resulted in the death of the motorcyclist. Shakkardra police have booked the auto-rickshaw driver in this regard and search for the same is under way.

According to police information, the deceased Virendra Rajendra Mahapatra (30), a resident of New Amar Nagar, Shivamvila Apartment, Plot No 137, was riding his CBZ bike (MH 31 CB 9427) when a speeding and uncontrolled autorickshaw dashed into his bike.

Fearing arrest, the autorickshaw driver sped away from the spot leaving Virendra in a pool of blood. Nearby commuters rushed Virendra to Government Medical College and Hospital for treatment and informed Sakkardara police about the accident. After preliminary check-up, doctors declared him dead.

Police have registered an offence against the unknown autorickshaw driver under Sections 279, 338, 304 (a) read with sub sections 134 and 177 of MPA.

File Photo of similar accident in which two engineering students of St. Vincent Palloti College of Engineering lost their lives

File Photo of similar accident in which two engineering students of St. Vincent Palloti College of Engineering lost their lives