55-yr-old dies after bus hits scooter, drags him along

  • | Friday | 1st December, 2023

Bhopal: A speeding college bus allegedly hit a scooter-borne 55-year-old man at Jyoti Square in MP Nagar area on Wednesday morning. Investigation officer ASI Azeem Sher Khan said that the deceased Jay Singh Raghuvanshi, a resident of Indira Nagar in Mandideep, took contracts of electrical work. He was going from MP Nagar Zone-2 towards Zone-1 by his scooter on Wednesday morning around 8.30 am when a speedingcollege bus coming from Board Office side rammed into his scooter.The errant bus driver sped the vehicle thereby dragging him and his vehicle for a few metres. Local shopkeepers present near the spot took him out and MP Nagar police rushed him to a hospital where he was declared dead within a few minutes. A case was registered, and further investigations were on.We also published the following articles recentlyBus & truck drivers in huge demand, but few take up jobPune drivers face rising assaults; PMPML bus conductor, Maruti Jamdade, assaulted for asking commuter to vacate reserved seat; Assaults on drivers and conductors increasing: 3 in 2020, 11 in 2021, 38 in 2022, 35 in 2023; Assaults have psychological impact, affect confidence, increase accident chances; Shortage of commercial vehicle drivers: more than 6 lakh drivers needed in India; Transporters hiring inexperienced drivers or keeping part of fleet non-operational; Authorities harass drivers, leading to public perception issues.Ather 450 Apex teased: Athers fastest electric scooter yetAther Energys CEO Tarun Mehta teases the Ather 450 Apex, the flagship offering and the fastest electric scooter from the company. The 450 Apex is described as the pinnacle of the 450 platform and will be launched next year. Ather has invited community members to test ride the scooter. The updated 450 range will have best-in-class features and a premium price tag, but Mehta claims it will be worth it.TVS set to introduce new electric scooter and expand global reachTVS Motor Company plans to broaden its electric two-wheeler range and expand its EV sales infrastructure. They will launch a series of 5-25 kW products and increase the production capacity of the iQube electric scooter. TVS X, a new electric scooter, will be available for sale soon. The company aims to have the iQube in multiple markets and expand its presence in Europe. TVS is also preparing an electric three-wheeler and has a clear strategy for global expansion.

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