Published On : Thu, Mar 9th, 2017

Young biker killed in hit-and-run mishap in Jaripatka

In the ever increasing hit-and-run incidents, a young motorcyclist was killed by a speeding vehicle in Jaripatka area on Wednesday night. The driver of the vehicle fled the spot fearing arrest.

The deceased Pratik Sanjay Khobragade (22) of Mankapur was riding his Passion Pro bike (MH-31/CY 7727) around 7 pm on Wednesday. Midway near Hira Nagar, Ring Road, a rashly driven four-wheeler hit Pratik’s bike and injured him critically. He died on the spot even before medical help could be rendered to him. After the mishap, the driver along with his vehicle fled the spot fearing people’s backlash and arrest.

Jaripatka PSI Khare has booked the unidentified driver under Sections 279, 304(A) of the IPC read with Sub-Sections 134, 177 of Motor Vehicles Act and tracing him.