Imphal, Jan 2: A biker riding wildly, seems to be hanging out after a New Year’s party, rolls on his vehicle to two lady pedestrians, killing one and critically injuring another. This is the first reported road accident of the year 2018 with a fatal consequences. The tragic accident occurred around 7 pm New year’s day.
Eye witness said that the a numberless motor bike (NS Pulsor) speeding from Bishnupur side hit the two ladies who were walking on the road side. The two ladies – Thokchom(o) Tangnu (50) , wife of Thokchom Zila and Thiyam (o) Keina (65) wife of (late) Thokchom Ibocha both from Keinou Maning Leikai in Bishnupur district were immediately rushed to RIMS hospital but Thiyam (o) Keina succumbed to her injury at RIMS casualty ward. Thocjom (O) Tangnu is presently undergoing treatment at the hospital.
The biker is identified as Leithangbam Sagar (20) son of Inaoton from Govindaram. He was reported drunk as he stated that he was returning after attending a New year’s party at Bishnupur. Locals said that the motor bike have no registration number and the biker Sagar did not have any license with him or wearing helmet.
Bishnupur Police had registered a case on the matter and the dead body has been deposited at RIMS morgue.
At another road accident, a person sustains serious head injury after he was hit by a speeding Maruti Van at Moirang Khunou Hougrampat area in Bishnupur district. The accident happened at around 9.30 pm yesterday. The injured has been identified as Lourembam Chaoba , son of (late) L. Mera of the locality.
Earlier, on January 1, a car coming from Churachandpur met an accident at Maibam Lokpa Ching at early hours and the driver of the car, hailing from Churachandpur district, was reportedly shifted to a nearby hospital.