Two die in fatal accidents on December 25


Three separate road accidents occurred on December 25 and were registered at the Cuncolim police station, of which one resulted in a fatality.
On Tuesday, at around 5pm along the NH17 at Dramapur, Salcete, 23-year-old Mehboob Ali Sayeed riding a motorbike rammed into a rickshaw parked by the side of the road. Margao DySP Mohan Naik said that the victim succumbed to his injuries on the way to the hospital.
Naik added that on the same day, 32-year-old Dinesh Power from Ponda riding a motorbike met a self accident at 9.40am at Ambora, Loutolim, and fractured his leg. Similarly, 55-year-old Eusebio Mariano Basseto complained that there was a road accident involving his carand a scooter at Guirdolim Chandor and both drivers suffered injuries.
A 69-year-old Italian national, Ravasi Giantaarlo, died in accident at Arambol on Tuesday. Pernem police said that that the victim was riding a two-wheeler and collided with a four-wheeler.
Injured Giantaarlo was rushed to a private hospital but succumbed on arrival, police said.
Driver of the four-wheeler Prashant Dasharath Pednekar, a native of Nirvade-Sawantawadi was arrested. [TOI]