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18-yr-old dies in accident, family gets Rs 13.67 lakh

NEW DELHI: Family members of an 18-year- old youth, who died after falling off the pillion of a rashly driven motorcycle last year, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs 13 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

MACT Presiding Officer Rajeev Bansal directed the ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd, insurer of the bike, to pay Rs 13,67,856 to the mother, brothers and sisters of victim Devjeet Bain, who died after the vehicle, on which he was riding pillion, collided with a rickshaw.
The tribunal, while deciding the petition, relied on the testimony of an eye-witness in the case and several documents.

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