One killed, 20 injured in two mishaps
Imphal, July 19: A Maruti car knocked down to death an unidentified person on bicycle even as around 20 passengers injured when the bus they were travelling met with an accident in two separate mishaps occurred on the Tidim road today.
The cyclist whose identity could not be established was knocked down by a Maruti Car bearing registration no. MN1A-7783 on the stretch of the Tidim road near Ghari at about 10.30 am. Police retrieved the dead body and transferred at RIMS morgue for identification.
Meanwhile, around 20 passengers including woman and children sustained injuries when a bus coming from Loktak Project toward Imphal met with an accident at Oinam-Irengban Lamkhai on the same stretch of the road at about 9 am.
The bus bearing registration no. MN05-1137 turned turtle when the driver was trying to give way to a vehicle coming from opposite direction. All the injured persons have been evacuated at RIMS Hospital, reports said.