Man hitches bike ride; killed in road mishap

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Fatehgarh Sahib
  • Updated: Oct 25, 2014 14:03 IST

A 50-year-old man was killed on Friday, when the motorcycle he was travelling by, was hit by another vehicle.

The victim has been identified as Amrik Singh, a resident of Talania village.

The police said Jagpinder Singh, the nephew of the deceased, stated in his complaint that his uncle was returning home after he took a lift from a motorcyclist.

Jagpinder stated that his uncle fell on the road after the bike was hit by an unidentified vehicle from behind.

He said his uncle’s head got crushed under the rear tyres of the unidentified vehicle, resulting in immediate death.

The driver of the vehicle managed to escape.

A case of negligent driving has been registered against the unidentified driver, and the police are making efforts to nab the accused.

Woman injured in car accident

In another accident near Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College on Friday, a woman identified as Seema was seriously injured, when her car rammed into an electric pole.

Kapil Kumar, the gunman of deputy commissioner, said he saw a car (CH 4C 8507) hit the pole and a woman was lying unconscious inside the vehicle, when he was on his way back from Gurdwara Jyoti Sarup.

Kumar said he took the woman to the civil hospital, from where she was referred to the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh and undergoing treatment.

He said the woman’s family members were informed about the incident.

He further said the family members stated that the victim was mentally disturbed and had left home in the morning without informing anybody.

Fatehgarh Sahib station house officer Harvinder Singh said they did not get any infor mation related to the accident as it appeared that the victim was admitted to the hospital privately and no complaint had been lodged in the matter.

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