Shillong, Sept 11, 2018:
A 26-year-old man lost his life in a road accident which took place in the heart of Shillong city here on Tuesday afternoon.
The deceased identified as Tutun Dhar (26) was travelling with his friend in a two wheeler when his friend, who was riding the scooty, tried to overtake a military truck (travelling from Dhankheti towards Barik) and hit a local taxi coming from the opposite direction in Barik point.
After hitting the cab, the pillion rider fell under the wheels of the truck and was killed instantly.
Police informed that a case has been registered and the truck driver has been arrested and sent for medical examination. The body of the deceased has been sent for post mortem which will be conducted tomorrow at the Shillong Civil Hospital.
The deceased is a resident of Mawprem.