A 27-year-old police countable who was on his way to join the duty on a two wheeler died in the road mishap which took place due to his own mistake. The sources have said that he was riding in a rash manner due to which he lost the control over his Pulsar bike rammed into the nearby tree on the side of the road.
This is the typical case of a road accident wherein the young police constable succumbed to the head injuries after his Pulsar Bike was rammed into the tree on the roadside. The police sources said that he was not wearing the helmet and it was locked to the sari guard instead. The accident took place at Kahndepar-Usgaon road in Ponda.
According to the police sources, Vasudev Naik, 27, a resident of Sanquelim was proceeding towards Margao on his two-wheeler to attend his regular duty. He was attached to the Margao police station said the sources. When he reached Khandepar-Usgao road he lost the control over the bike and rammed into the roadside tree and died on the spot.
The incident supposed to have taken place on a Wednesday morning at around 8.30am said the sources. After receiving the information of accident the Ponda police rushed to the spot and conducted Panchanama. According to the police, Vasudev Naik was proceeding to join his duty at Margao police station when he apparently lost the control over the bike and rammed into the tree.
The reason behind the death is said to be the brain hemorrhage due to severe head injuries which caused due to not wearing the helmet. Besides being the responsible citizen Naik was working in the police department but he forgot to follow the traffic rules. The police noticed that his helmet was hanging on the sari guard which was locked to it.
Despite having the helmet, Naik did not make the use of it resulting in the fatality that caused his death, said the sources in the police. Ponda Police is investigating the case has confirmed that deceased Naik was not wearing the helmet since at the time of the accident it was safely secured onto the Saree Guard of the motorcycle from where police recovered it.