Marriage celebration turns into grief as groom killed in accident

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 Feb 2019 11:25:37


Staff Reporter,

The marriage of deceased was scheduled on February 13 and he was on the way for shopping for his marriage

Marriage celebrations turned to grief when the groom was killed and his father was critically injured after being hit by a speeding truck in front of Yadav petrol pump under the jurisdiction of Adhartal police station, on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Rahul Patel (25), resident of Kudvari village, while his father Rajendra Patel sustained critical injuries.

The marriage of deceased was scheduled on February 13 and he was on the way for shopping for his marriage. Witnessing the tragic accident, a large number of residents and passers-by gathered on the spot and started vandalising the truck and the accused driver managed to escape from the spot. Adhartal police informed that, they received information of a road accident in Amkhera. A police team reached the spot where a man named Prahlad Singh (47), resident of Chopra Mohalla in Sihora, informed that he was riding on a motorcycle with his friend named Mahesh Namdeo, when he witnessed his maternal nephew Rahul Patel who along with his father Rajendra Patel was on the way towards market for shopping for his marriage. They were passing through Yadav petrol pump, when a speeding truck bearing registration number MP-20 HB-4838 driven carelessly by the driver rammed into the motorcycle of Rahul.

In the mishap, Rahul and his father fell down on the road and sustained critical injuries. The injured were rushed to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Medical College and Hospital, where Rahul was declared brought dead, while condition of Rajendra Patel is reported to be critical undergoing treatment at the hospital. Police have sent the body for post-mortem after conducting Panchnama. Adhartal police have registered a case under sections 304 (A), 279 and 337 of the IPC and started investigation into the case.