IMPHAL, April 22: A CRED mini truck carrying solid waste knocked down a Dio moped carrying to 18-year-olds in front of the JAS Gas Service, Uripok killing one of them.
The moped was hit from the behind by the mini truck coming towards Lamphel around 9.45am today.
The two teenagers were rushed to the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS).
Sanjengbam Happy, 18, son of S Bobo of Takyel Khongbal Leirak Achouba was declared brought dead due to head injuries.
The other identified as Ayekpam Lemba, 18, son of Tenjeng also from the same locality is presently undergoing treatment at the hospital.
Family members claimed the body after post mortem was conducted at the RIMS morgue.
Imphal Police have seized the Mini Tata Truck involved in the accident and a case has been taken up regarding the incident.
Meanwhile, a 28 year old man was found death inside the room of View Hotel, Nagaram last night at around 11 pm under Lamphel Police Station.
The 28-year-old has been identified as Ramkhabang Yangya, son of Tinaongar of Wino Bazaar, Ukhrul and was staying in the hotel.
Lamphel Police have taken up a U/D case regarding the incident.