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Four youths on stunt spree ram bikes into each other; one killed

It was a ride that was bound to end in tragedy and death and it did.

chandigarh Updated: Sep 03, 2014 12:27 IST
HT Correspondent

It was a ride that was bound to end in tragedy and death and it did.

Four friends in their 20s on two separate two-wheelers, indulging on stunts on the road leading to Sector 43, skidded and rammed into each other near the Sector-42 petrol pump last weekend (Saturday night) and one of them Mayank Daksh (21) a resident of Sector 41, succumbed to his injuries at the PGIMER on Tuesday morning. Doctors have listed head injuries as the cause.

The victim Mayank was a first-year student at Dr Ambedkar Institute of Hotel Management, Chandigarh. He was the son of a farmer hailing from Madhya Pradesh and was staying with his parents. The other three were seriously injured.

Mayank was driving one of the motorcycles MP16-MD-8619 and Satyam Richhariya was pillion riding with him. The other vehicle, a scooter CH01-P-3117 was being driven by Rinku with friend Punit Kumar riding pillion. Sourcessaid the two vehicles rammed into each other at speed near the Sector-42 petrol pump at around midnight on Saturday; passersby rushed them to the Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32. The authorities here referred Mayank, Rinku and Satyam to the PGIMER. A case has been registered against Rinku and Mayank under sections 279 (rash driving or riding on a public way), 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) and 304 A (causing death by negligence) of the IPC.

Unidentified pedestrian found dead

An unidentified pedestrian died after being hit by an unknown vehicle near Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32. She was taken to the hospital, where she succumbed to injuries. A case has been registered. Efforts are on to identify the car, thought to be white in colour.