Vascokars has witnessed yet another terrible accident on a Thursday evening. This time a 27-year-old boy was crushed under the wheels of the water tanker resulting into instant death of him. The deceased was the pillion rider on the two wheelers Honda Dio driven by one Digamber Gurav who miraculously escaped with minor injuries in this accident. The accident said to have taken place between two Scooters that resulted in the death of one youth.
The name of the deceased is given as Pradip Shirodkar from Alto-Dabolim Goa. According to the sources, a 27-year-old pillion rider Pradeep Shirodkar of Alto Dabolim in Vasco da Gama came under the real wheels of the moving Water Tanker bearing registration no-GA-01-W-0991 and died on the spot. The accident took place on Thursday night , said the sources.
According to the reports from Vasco Police station, the accident was reported at around 7pm when the ill-fated Honda Dio Scooter bearing registration no-GA-06-H-3854 was hit by anther two wheeler (Honda Aviator) bearing registration no-GA-06-J-7809 while it was coming on the main highway from the small lane at Vaddem Vasco da Gama. The police sources said that the Honda Dio Scooter was on its way to Chicalim from Vasco.
The rider of the Honda Dio Scooter, who is identified as Digamber Gurav was escaped miraculously from this accident with just a minor injuries. However, his pillion rider came under the rear wheels of the water tanker which was heading towards the Vasco from Chicalim, said the sources. “I lost the balance of my scooter when a Honda Aviator scooter hit me from the behind”, said Gurav. He disclosed that the impact was such that he along with his pillion were swung on the road, resulting in the pillion being crushed under the rear wheels of a moving water tanker.
THE YOUTH CRUSHED UNDER TANKER
Meanwhile, the rider of the Honda Aviator has been identified as Jeffrey Vincent (28) resident of Vaddem Vasco who has sustained the minor injuries in this accident. The roads leading to Chicalim witnessed massive traffic jam. The Vasco fire tender was rushed to the site, following the accident. The Vasco police, however, conducted the panchanama and have sent the body of the deceased for postmortem.
The deceased Shirodkar and the Rider Gurav were both working as a loader at the Dabolim airport. They had come to Vasco in the evening for some shopping, but while heading towards their residence, they met with an accident at Vaddem. The Vasco police have registered an offense against the rider of the Honda Aviator scooter. Police sub-inspector Vikas Deykar is further investigating the case, under the supervision of PI Nalasco Raposo.