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Rashly driven Police bus travelling on wrong side, kills biker

Police Bus kills biker

42 yr old Vijay Kumar Singh lost his life on the road due to the negligence of Police Bus driver.

On the evening of 18th of May, at about 6 PM, Vijay Kumar Singh was riding his Royal Enfield Thunderbird motorcycle on the busy MAA flyover in Kolkata. Due to its proximity to Park Circus, the flyover is a one of the busiest flyovers in the city.

In spite of that, on that fateful day a Police bus decided to get on the flyover from the wrong direction. Eye witnesses reveal to Rushlane that not only the Bus was heading in the wrong direction, but it was also being rashly driven.

MAA flyover Kolkata

MAA flyover Kolkata

Within a matter of minutes after getting on the flyover, the bus collided head on with Vijay’s Royal Enfield. Because of heavy traffic and the speed at which the bus was travelling, Vijay was not able to manoeuvre his way out of the collision course in time.

The impact was such that the front forks of Vijay’s RE bent towards the inside, damaging the headlight assembly completely. Even the bus with which he collided, was left disfigured in the front left portion.

The minute Vijay’s bike collided with the bus, his body was thrown forward towards the bus, head first. This resulting in Vijay getting head injury and going unconscious. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

A copy of the FIR

A copy of the FIR

Vijay was then taken to AMRI hospital and admitted in the emergency ward. Sadly, due to the injuries sustained, and loss of blood, Vijay was declared dead at 00:40 hours on 19th May.

Local police station have registered an FIR and arrested the driver of the bus for ‘reckless driving with disregard for human life, safety and property.’

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Sagar Patel

Sagar Patel

A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

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