Pedestrian succumbs to injuries

Posted on 2009-06-26
MARGAO: Antonio Dias, aged 70, a resident of Raia, who was injured in an scooter accident reported at Maina on Wednesday, succumbed to his injuries at the Goa Medical College and Hospital Bambolim on Thursday.
According to the Maina-Curtorim police, Antonio Dias was walking on the road when he was hit by a motorcycle, driven by Judas Dias of Varca, coming from Curtorim to Maina.
The injured was taken to the Hospicio Hospital, Margao on Wednesday afternoon and later shifted to the GMC, where he died, said the police.
The police said that the offence under Sections 279 and 304 A of the Indian Penal Code for driving the two wheeler in a rash and negligent manner and causing death has been registered.
However, the police said that so far he has not been arrested.