Mumbai: In a recent incident on Maharashtra, a 17-year-old boy, who was riding a bike without wearing a helmet died after falling from a bridge in Vangaon, Dhanu on Wednesday. It is reported that the boy was riding triple seat with his friends.According to a source report, the other two riders were identified as 16-year-old Ajit Kashinath More and 16-year-old Durgesh Maachi, both were deceased's classmates. The Vangoan police informed that, none of them was wearing a helmet. Updesh was riding the bike without a driving license, added police. Reportedly, while crossing a small bridge near Chandigaon, he lost control over his bike and fell 25-feet off the bridge.
Assistant police inspector, Surendra Garad mentioned that deceased suffered head injuries and died on the spot. According to a report, in India, more than 1,50,000 people are killed each year in traffic accidents. Which means 400 fatalities in a day and this far higher than developed auto markets like the United States, which calculated 40,000 deaths in 2016.