Speeding biker booked after pillion rider dies in Mumbai
Mumbai city news: The accident took place around 11pm last Tuesday below the U-bridge while they were speeding towards Bandra Reclamationmumbai Updated: Jun 22, 2017 14:30 IST
The Bandra police on Monday booked a 19-year-old speeding biker after his friend, who was riding pillion , died in hospital last Saturday owing to injuries sustained in a motorbike accident earlier in the week.
According to the police, Ijaz Ahmed Mohammad Shaikh was driving a KTM Duke bike, while his friend Abdul Mohammad Ali Hashmi, 18, was riding pillion.The incident took place around 11pm last Tuesday below the U-bridge while they were speeding towards Bandra Reclamation, police said. Shaikh had borrowed the bike from his uncle. He picked up Hashmi from his home and the duo were going to buy clothes.
According to Shaikh, an auto rickshaw suddenly came in front of his bike and as he could not control his bike in time, he rammed into the rickshaw . Hashmi was thrown off the bike and slammed against the concrete road sustaining head injuries, police said. Shaikh also fell and lost consciousness, police said. The rickshaw driver Ganesh Sah,33, rushed to a patrolling police van and alerted them about the accident after which they rushed to help the victims. The passenger Roshanlal Dhobi, 41, seated in the rickshaw sustained a minor leg injury. The police have charged Shaikh for speeding and causing death by negligence.
First Published: Jun 21, 2017 01:11 IST