Raipur: In a tragic incident that took place in Patan of the Durg district, two friends died in a road accident on Saturday at 9.30 in the night when their speeding bike crashed into a truck.
According to the Patan police, Prithviraj Chandel (27), a resident of Devada along with his neighborhood friend Ajay Verma (20) were returning back from Patan. Due to the high speed of the bike, they failed to see the truck moving in front and rammed into it. The impact of the collision was such that the head of the two blew away and they died on the spot.
The local people were outraged by the death of two people in the road accident. The police reached the spot after receiving the information. Before the people agitated, the police immediately seized the truck and arrested the truck driver. Police have registered a case against the truck driver under the Motor Vehicle Act.
The parents of the deceased were later informed while the bodies of the two friends were sent for autopsy. TNN