Two men killed in separate accidents in Chandigarh

The police said after rain, the roads became slippery, following which the Scooty skidded leading to the accident. They said that the victim was not wearing a helmet.

By: Express News Service | Mohali | Published:July 31, 2017 6:32 am

Two men were killed in separate road accidents in Derabassi on Sunday evening. In one incident, a 25-year- old man identified as Ravinder Lambha was killed while his friend got critically injured when the Activa scooty they were riding on slipped near Sukhmani school in Derabassi. Ravinder was a resident of Isapur village near Derabassi. He was driving the vehicle while his friend was riding the pillion. Both were rushed to a local hospital where Ravinder was declared brought dead and his friend is being given treatment. The police said after rain, the roads became slippery, following which the Scooty skidded leading to the accident. They said that the victim was not wearing a helmet.

Till the filing of the report, the police were trying to contact the family of the victim. In the second incident, an unidentified man, in his forties, was killed when his bike was hit by an unknown vehicle near the railway overbridge in Derabassi. The accused who hit the victim fled the spot. The victim was rushed to the local civil hospital where he was declared brought dead. According to the police, they could not find any identity card of the victim which could identify him. The victim’s bike was bearing a Chandigarh registration number.

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    Avoid Accident
    Jul 31, 2017 at 12:05 pm
    Practical tips to keep yourself safe on the roads this monsoon. 1,Mandatory monsoon servicing for vehicles:This service manual includes quality check on brakes, tyres, wipers, headlight beams, horns etc. 2.Avoid speeding in the rain:Controlling the speed of your vehicle while driving or riding during the rains is extremely important especially since the roadways are filled with potholes and sudden braking causes the vehicle to skid or drift off the road. 3.Avoid riding or driving during a heavy downpour:During heavy showers, the visibility on the roads is reduced by a considerable level. In case one is driving or riding, it is best to park the vehicle and wait for the rains to subside. 4. Be a good samaritan: In case you witness an accident on the road, make sure you offer help to the victim. Be smart and use call services like mobile police services, emergency ambulance services
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    Avoid Accident
    Jul 31, 2017 at 11:52 am
    in each fatal crash or injury speed have its element.During rain the stopping power and distances need to be taken care about .
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