HUSBAND WAS RIDING A BIKE AND WIFE WAS SITTING PILLION, HOLDING A SMALL BABY IN HER ARMS. THEY WERE PROCEEDING TOWARDS THE HOSPITAL IN VALPOI AS THE CHILD WAS HAVING A FEVER. SUDDENLY, RAIN STARTED, AND SHE OPENED AN UMBRELLA ON A MOVING BIKE…
Traveling in the rain on two wheelers and making use of an umbrella to get the protection from rain was absolutely wrong as the umbrella creates a big hurdle for the rider as well as pillion and it poses a real danger. In one such incident, a 36-year-old Shashikala Ghadi from Valpoi lost her life.
According to the sources, both, husband and wife were traveling on a two wheeler along with their child, heading towards the hospital to get a child diagnosed with the fever. But, the sudden shower prompted the lady to open an umbrella due to which she lost the balance and fell on the road.
Shashikala fell on the road while she was holding the baby in her arms, and in process of saving a baby from impact, her head hit the road due to which she fell unconscious. Her husband immediately shifted Shashikala to the hospital but, doctors pronounced her as brought dead.
The reason behind her death was said to be the brain hemorrhage, revealed the sources. The child and husband of deceased Shashikala escaped unhurt in this accident. The Valpoi police have registered the case of an accidental death. The police sources revealed that the accident took place due to the negligence on the part of deceased as she tries to open the umbrella while the bike was in motion.
Making the use of an umbrella on the bike is highly unsafe as it results in losing the balance over the bike. This case may become an eye opener for many who makes the similar mistakes, so next time you think of making use of mobile or opening an umbrella on the moving two wheeler, please keep in mind that over time you may not remain lucky.
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SOURCE: PRUDENT MEDIA