Nigerian dies in accidentat Calangute

A Nigerian national died of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on Tuesday night at Calangute.

Calangute police said the Nigerian, Egun Friday Eniola, 31, was riding a scooter in a rash and negligent manner and was proceeding from Mapusa towards Calangute at around 10.30pm.

When he reached near the Palmarinha Resort in Calangute, he dashed against a motorcycle being ridden byDiwakar Mishra, a resident of neighbouring Parra. As a result of the impact, Eniola fell on the road and suffered serious injuries. He was rushed to Asilo hospital in Mapusa where he later succumbed to his injuries. His body has been preserved in the morgue.

Calangute police said he had been arrested twice in the past for overstaying in the country without valid documents. It isalso learnt that his passport is missing. Police registered an offence under Sections 279, 337, 304-A of the IPC. PSI Mahesh Gadekar is conducting further investigation in the case. [TOI]