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Advocate killed in a bike-tempo collision in Mumbai’s Andheri

The deceased was wearing a helmet but since he had not locked it, it came off and he suffered head injuries.

mumbai Updated: Dec 12, 2016 10:49 IST
Jayprakash S Naidu
Due to the impact, the helmet the advocate was wearing came off and he suffered grievous injuries to his head.
Due to the impact, the helmet the advocate was wearing came off and he suffered grievous injuries to his head. (HT Pic for Representation)

A 49-year-old advocate was killed in a road accident in Andheri (East) on Sunday afternoon after his bike and a tempo collided. The deceased was wearing a helmet but since he had not locked it, it came off and he suffered head injuries.

According to the MIDC police, the incident took place at around 1 pm in front of Saraswat bank in Aghadi Nagar on Jijamata Road in Andheri east. The deceased Shahid Ansari is an advocate by profession and resident of Andheri west. He was riding his bike from Andheri pump house towards MIDC.

The tempo was moving ahead of him. Ansari tried to overtake the tempo from the left and in the process the two vehicles collided. Ansari came under the left side front wheel of the tempo. A police official from Andheri police station said Ansari was wearing a helmet but had not locked it.

Due to the impact, the helmet came off and he suffered grievous injuries to his head. He was rushed to a local hospital where he was declared dead on arrival. The deceased is survived by his wife and two children. The police have registered a case of causing death due to negligence against the tempo driver.

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