THE ROAD ACCIDENTS ARE GROWING DRASTICALLY IN THE STATE, AND DESPITE ALL THE EFFORTS OF A GOA TRAFFIC POLICE, THE RATIO OF AN ACCIDENTS IS SHOWING UPWARD TREND. IT IS NOT THAT ONLY LOCALS DIE IN THE ACCIDENTS BUT, QUITE A MANY NUMBER OF TOURISTS ALSO SUCCUMB TO IT. FOLLOWING THE RECENT ACCIDENT AT BAGA, IN WHICH A 35-YEAR-OLD YOUTH FROM MUMBAI WAS CRUSHED UNDER THE WHEELS OF VOLVO BUS, NOW ONE MORE PERSON LOST HIS LIFE DUE TO HIS NEGLIGENCE AT DHARMAPUR ROAD ACCIDENT, IN NAVELIM.
According to the reports, one Hussain died on the spot after he came under the rear wheels of the local bus. The sources have said that Hussain was proceeding towards Dharmapur from Margao when he met with an accident. The Incident took place on Monday morning on Navelim – Chinchinim highway.
The police reports said that Hussain was in process of overtaking when he dashed against the vehicle in front of him, and fell off his Pulsar motorcycle, and came under the wheels of a local bus, that was coming from the opposite direction. Meanwhile, the pillion rider, Hussain’s wife, escaped with the minor injuries in this accident, said the sources.
According to one eyewitness, Hussain was in process of overtaking the car but, when he saw the bus is coming from the opposite direction, he changed his mind, and in attempt to save the head on collision with the oncoming bus, he deviated his bike, and in bargain rammed into the Ritz car from behind.
The impact was so severe that, the rider Hussain and his wife, who was sitting pillion, fell off the bike. Hussain came under the moving bus and crushed to death on the spot, while his wife escaped with minor injuries, who later on shifted to the local hospital for the treatment.
This is the case of utter negligence on the part of a two wheeler rider, who overtaking irresponsibly and thus causes fatally. Hussain became the victim of a speed and lost his precious life. This accident could have been easily avoided by having a control on the accelerator. In most of the case, people lose their lives just in a fraction of a time as they forget one thing, “Better late than Never”.
What is your take on this story? Do you think his life could have saved by avoiding the hasty overtaking? Please share your views and suggestions on this serious issue.
SOURCE: PRUDENT MEDIA