Pilibhit: A 25-year-old youth identified as Aleem of Naugma Pakadia village under Sungarhi police station was killed in a head-on collision of his bike with a speeding car on Sunday evening. The youth, along with injured pillion rider Faheem of the same village, was shifted to the district government hospital at Pilibhit where he succumbed to his injuries around 12am. His body has been sent for autopsy. An FIR has been lodged in the matter.
According to Badrul Hassan, maternal uncle of the deceased, who filed a written complaint in the matter, “The two of them worked at the Bajaj Hindusthan Sugar Mill at Barkhera as contractual labourers. They were returning home on a bike when they were hit by an uncontrolled car on Bhind-Lipulekh highway near Jyoraha Kalyanpur village. The unidentified car driver fled the spot.”
Station house officer (SHO) Umesh Solanki said that an FIR has been filed against the anonymous car driver under sections 279 (rash driving on a public way), 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others), 338 (causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) and 427 (mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees or over) of the IPC.
“Additionally, section 304 A (causing the death of any person by doing any rash or negligent act not amounting to culpable homicide) was added to the FIR after Aleem passed away in the hospital. The pillion rider is undergoing medical treatment,” Solanki said.Source: TOI