2 UK Nationals Killed in a Deadly Road Accident At Agonda in Canacona, Truck Driver Detained for Rash Driving

Based on the reports coming from Canacona, on Friday afternoon at around 4 pm, a fatal road accident took place in Agonda killing two UK nationals on the spot and leaving one more injured. The Road accident was so severe that the tourists traveling on their two-wheelers came under the wheels of the truck following their bikes collided with a truck. Both the tourists are said to be from Europe, and they were in Goa to celebrate the new year said the sources…

According to the sources, the deceased named Daniel John, aged 38, and Hannah Rachel S, aged 24 were on their sightseeing sprees when the accident took place. The duo was riding the bullet motorcycles and from Canacona to Agonda when their bikes collided head-on with the oncoming truck.

The impact of the accident was so severe that both of them came under the wheels of the truck and died on the spot. The female tourist Hannah came under the rear while Daniel was crushed under the front wheels of the truck.

According to the Canacona police the third victim Garry Powell, 72 also from the UK had survived in this accident with injuries and he had been admitted to the Margao Hospecio Hospital for the treatment.


The police further said that the foreigners were on their sightseeing tour to Canacona and were rising two bullet motorcycles when the accident took place. The bodies of the deceased had been sent to Hospecio for conducting the postmortem.

The truck driver had been detained by the Canacona police for rash and negligent driving and according to the police sources, he will be formally arrested under the several charges under IPC for driving in a rash manner thus causing the death.    

The growth in the road accidents towards the end of the year in the state due to an increased number of vehicles and most of the tourists driving in a rash and negligént manner. Here, in this case, the truck driver had been detained for the rash and negligent driving but if you take a look at the images, it is clear that truck went outside the road to save them while they were in a high speed and could not control their bikes and collided with the truck. Whose mistake is here?    


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