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Two youth knocked dead in Mumbai

Two youths were allegedly killed after being knocked down by a luxury bus on a flyover bridge at Lower Parel in central Mumbai, police said Thursday.

mumbai Updated: May 20, 2010 17:08 IST

Two youths were allegedly killed after being knocked down by a luxury bus on a flyover bridge at Lower Parel in central Mumbai, police said Thursday.

Sachin Jadhav (23) and Pradeep Salunkhe (24), heading to Dharavi area on a bike, were hit by a luxury bus on the flyover bridge late Wednesday night following which the two sustained injuries. The driver along with his vehicle escaped the spot after the accident, police said.

The two youngsters had head injuries and were bleeding profusely. They were rushed to a nearby hospital where they were declared dead before admission, they added.

No helmet was found at the site of the incident, indicating they were not following safety measures, police said. Traffic police have made mandatory for bike riders to wear helmets in the city.

A case against unidentified persons was registered for causing death of a person due reckless driving, police said adding that a probe was on.