One killed, another seriously injured in road mishap at Sippighat

Report by: 
ZEENATH BIBI
Port Blair
9 Feb 2019

In a tragic incident, an 18 year old resident of Dhanikhari, identified as Nitesh Narayan, son of Vimesh Narayan was crushed to death in a road mishap in the wee hours at Sippighat on Friday. Sources said that a truck bearing registration no. AN01M4119 driven by one Kalendar Kumar, 38 year old, hit a motorcycle bearing registration no. AN01G8838 at around 12.30 am yesterday. The driver of the two wheeler died on the spot.
As per sources, another youth identified as Swaraj Pandey, 19 year old, resident of Dhanikhari, riding pillion on the motorcycle sustained serious injuries in the mishap. Sources further informed that the accident occurred as the two wheeler driver tried to overtake the truck wrongly. Both the two-wheeler riders were rushed to GB Pant Hospital where doctors declared the driver brought dead. The pillion rider, who sustained serious injuries in the accident, is under close observation as the hospital. The Police has reportedly registered a case under relevant sections of the law.