1 killed after kite string slits throat near Deulti
Kolkata: One person was killed and his friend injured when the rider got struck by the string of a kite while riding a motorcycle.
The incident occurred near Deulti under Bagnan police station in Howrah on Monday night. Police said Zeeshan Ali (23) and his friend Sahidul Rahaman (24) were returning home from work along National Highway 6 when a kite string struck them. Zeeshan was declared dead after taken to a nearby hospital while Sahidul has been undergoing treatment at the hospital.
Sahidul was riding the bike while Zeeshan was riding pillion. Both of them were going to their residence at Kolaghat. Zeeshan used to work as a medical representative. It was learnt that the string of the kite struck around his throat.
Both of them fell on the road after the bike hit the guard wall and received injuries.
Zeeshan had suffered injuries in his head. Some locals rushed the injured persons to a nearby hospital. After being informed police reached the spot. They recovered the motorcycle which was also damaged in the incident.
Police said the bike was at a high speed. Had it been slower the impact of the accident would have been less. The incident also created chaos in the area following the accident. Police have started a probe in this regard.