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High-velocity winds claim life of biker without helmet in Chandigarh

The deceased has been identified as Prince, 22, hailing from Abohar while his friend Deepak, a BTech student, sustained injuries in a freak accident owing to the high-velocity winds.

punjab Updated: May 30, 2017 13:32 IST
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Strong winds that swept the city on late Sunday night claimed the life of a 22-year-old software engineer.

The deceased has been identified as Prince, 22, hailing from Abohar while his friend Deepak, a BTech student, sustained injuries in a freak accident owing to the high-velocity winds.

The accident took place at about 1am near the traffic point of Sector 22, 23 .

Prince, a software engineer staying in Sector 70, SAS Nagar, had come to have dinner at night food street. Deepak is pursuing his BTech and had his practical exam on Monday.

According to police, their bike lost balance and skidded due to strong winds. Prince was not wearing the helmet and he hit his head on the road berm. The injured were rushed to GMSH Sector 16 where Prince was declared brought dead. His body was handed over to his family after postmortem on Monday.

2 KILLED IN SEPARATE ROAD MISHAPS

Two persons were killed in separate road mishaps at Lalru and Kharar on Monday. In the first accident, a retired government employee Gurbir Singh, 75, and a resident of Lalru died after he was hit by an unknown biker near Lalru Town. In the second accident, a 58-year-old man was hit by tractor on National Highway -21 in Kharar. The deceased, identified as Sawarn Singh, was on his bike when a tractor driven by Sumit Kumar hit him.

In both cases, FIR has been lodged under the Section 279 and 304 A of IPC. No accused has been arrested so far.