Road Accident Takes Another Life in Patna

Ambulance with the body of the road accident victim arrives at the hospital in Patna on Saturday.

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Patna: In yet another road accident in Patna, one person died when his motorcycle was hit from behind by a Bihar State Road Transport Corporation (BSRTC) bus near the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) on Bailey Road on Saturday afternoon.

The victim was identified as 27-year old medical representative Om Prakash, a native of Aurangabad who lived with his wife of three years and a one-year old daughter in the Vinayak Enclave Apartments in Raja Bazaar.

According to the police report, Om Prakash was going to his office on his motorcycle when a BSRTC bus hit him from behind. As the victim fell on the ground, he was ran over by the same bus that killed him instantly.

Bus driver Jitendra Kumar Singh (left) and accident victim Om Prakash (right).

The victim was wearing a helmet when the tragedy occurred.

The passengers of the bus forced the driver to stop the vehicle after which he was overpowered and handed over to the police when it arrived.

The driver was identified as Ara native Jitendra Kumar Singh.

The body of the victim was sent to the IGIMS for an autopsy.

Incidentally, both his wife and his daughter, who celebrated her first birthday on Friday, had gone to Aurangabad a few days ago. Om Prakash could not go to the village due to his work schedule, his younger brother Prakash said.


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