CHANDEL, January 29: A man was killed while another was injured in a tragic road accident along the Sugnu-Chakpikarong road near Khongnangpheisabi Village in Chandel District today.
According to a reliable source, the incident happened when the duo riding on a motorcycle towards Sugnu collided with a Shaktiman trucks at around 7 pm after a prizes distribution ceremony of the just concluded 48th Lonpi Area Games and Sports Association (LAGSA) Sports Meet 2016 held at Khopijang Village today.
The victim of the accident has been identified as Thanggoumang Lhungdim alias Gogou of Churachandpur district.
While the injured individual was identified as Michael of Y. Thingkangphai Village in Chandel district.
The injured individual was immediately rushed to the nearby Greenland Hospital and Research Centre located at Khopijang near Serou Lamkhai for medical treatment.
It may be mentioned that the 48th Lonpi Area Games & Sports Association ( LAGSA ) Meet 2016 commenced on January 19 and concluded today at Khupjam Me