Curti rider seriously injured in road mishap

Ponda: In an accident involving two two-wheelers at Dhavali on Sunday, a 25-year-old youth from Ganganagar-Curti was left seriously injured.

The injured youth identified as Govardhan Hemaji Dudi has been admitted in Goa Medical College and Hospital at Bambolim.

According to Ponda police, the accident occurred at around 5.15 pm on the Ponda-Margao main road at Dhavali near SS Samiti High school road when Govardhan was proceeding towards SS Samiti high school from Ponda on his motorcycle. As he took a right turn to proceed towards the school, a speeding scooter dashed his motorcycle from the rear side.

Govardhan sustained serious injuries and was admitted to the sub-district hospital at Ponda and later shifted to GMC, Bambolim.

An accident case has been registered by Ponda police and the rider of the scooter Altaf Laximeshwar has been detained. Further investigation is in progress. [NT]