Shillong News | SHILLONG, September 12, 2018
A pillion rider died on Tuesday afternoon when the rider tried to overtake a military truck at Barik.
The incident took place when the deceased, Tutun Dkhar and his friend Shubam Share, 19, were riding on a scooter from Malki. When they got close to Step By Step School, Share tried to overtake the truck and unfortunately hit a vehicle coming from the opposite direction.
DSP (Traffic) Walsal Momin informed that Share lost control of the scooter and dashed against the army truck. This resulted in Tutun being thrown off from the scooter and faling under the wheels of the truck.
Momin added that the body has been sent for post-mortem at Shillong Civil Hospital.
The truck driver has since been arrested and a case has been registered.
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