21 Nov 2023  |   06:06am IST

Killer roads claim two more lives

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Vasco businessman killed in tragic accident

VASCO: Sameer Gosavi, 54, a businessman famed for his ‘Ros Omlette’ at Belabai, Vasco died in a tragic accident near Shivam theatre, Vasco on Sunday night.

While riding his tri-scooter, Gosavi tried to save a young boy who suddenly appeared in his path on the F L Gomes road. In an attempt to avoid collision, Gosavi applied brakes, leading to a fatal accident causing severe head injuries. 

He was immediately rushed to the Chicalim sub- district hospital for urgent medical care butsuccumbed to  severe injuries.

Gosavi was partially disabled as his leg was amputated due to diabetes. Since then, he was riding a special two-wheeler designed for the disabled.

Expressing his shock over the road mishap, Mormugao Municipal Council chairperson Girish Borker has appealed to the vehicle owners to drive slowly on the roads. He said that it was unfortunate that during the last one week, three fatal accidents were reported in the limits of Mormugao taluka. 

50-year-old dies in self-accident at Bambolim

PANJIM: A 50-year-old man from Porvorim was killed in a self-accident at Bambolim on Sunday night. The deceased Shripad Morajkar was a newspaper agent. 

The police conducted the panchanama and sent the body to the GMCH, Bambolim for post-mortem examination.

This was the third fatal accident reported across the State on Sunday wherein three two-wheelers riders died. 

In the first accident, Gokuldas Gaonkar(51) from Dhavkond-Dharbandora died after his two-wheeler collided against an oncoming bike at Dharbandora-Dabhal road junctions.


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