Thane: Biker killed after being hit by an unidentified vehicle

Published on Jun 27, 2022 04:53 PM IST

The man was on his way to work in the morning when the tragedy took place near Rai Master Compound in Ghodbunder Road.

A passer-by took the injured man to the hospital but he was declared dead on arrival. (iStock/Represenative image)
A passer-by took the injured man to the hospital but he was declared dead on arrival. (iStock/Represenative image)
ByNB Gupta

In a tragic incident, a 45-year-old biker died after being hit by an unidentified vehicle in Thane’s Ghodbunder road on Monday morning. The driver of the vehicle is absconding after the accident, police sources said.

The deceased, Kamlesh Premnath Vishwakarma, who works at Life Insurance Corporation of India office in Fort, Mumbai, stays with his family at Manpada, Thane.

The incident took place when he was on his way to work at 6.25am on Monday near Rai Master Compound in Ghodbunder Road.

Vishwakarma was on his bike when the unidentified vehicle rammed into him. He sustained injuries on his head, leg and hand.

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An alert passer-by took him to the Thane Civil hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.

An officer from Kapurbawdi police said, “The driver of the unidentified vehicle is absconding after the accident. We are checking the CCTV footage along the highway and will send the vehicle details to the RTO to trace the owner or driver.”

The unidentified driver was booked under section 304(A) 279, of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), and 184 of the Motor Vehicle Act.

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