Jamshedpur: In a road mishap, a 22-year-old youth was killed as the bike he was riding was hit by a trailer on Tata-Hata Road under Potka police station area on Monday morning.
The victim identified as Ravi Gope, who was a resident of Pota was returning home from Hata Chowk.
Soon after the mishap, the trailer driver stopped the vehicle on the spot and had even sought help from the passers-by to rush the victim to any nearest hospital. Victim’s family members reached the spot and rushed him to Tata Main Hospital where the doctors on the emergency duty declared him as brought dead.
The victim was not wearing helmet and was riding at a very high speed when the mishap took place.
OC, Potka police station , Ashok Ram said the bike rider was riding at a high speed and had hit into the trailer coming from the opposite direction.
“We have registered a case in connection to the incident on the statement made by Govind Gope, brother of the mishap victim,” said Ram.
The police subsequently shifted the body to the MGM Medical College mortuary for post-mortem.
In another road mishap, two youths from the city were killed on the spot as the bike they were riding was hit by a sand-laden tractor near Muktipokhar on Kandra-Seraikela Raod under Seraikela police station on Sunday. The two victims were identified as Rajan Gope (22) and Dhakkan Patro (23), both residents of Parsudih.