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Old 3rd August 2021, 17:52   #33241
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Warning : Video is Graphic


This is a case of a drunken helmetless motorcycle rider who crashed into a tree.

https://www.Youtube.com/watch?v=meN6K-T3ppg
Anyone else find it unlikely that this splendor looking bike was travelling at 110-120kph as the Police are reporting? I really hope our cops become more educated as to the causes of accidents rather than blaming speed for everything.
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Old 3rd August 2021, 17:57   #33242
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Hyderabad police released this video recently. May be felt graphic, please use discretion. https://www.Youtube.com/watch?v=OcZVm4Iy6q8
Oh, God! It took a few mins for me to regain my wits from the horror of this accident. I do pray that the car and truck guys get over the trauma. May the two-wheeler guy's soul rest in peace.

Life is as fragile as thin glass as-is. When will humans learn that they need to practice safety.

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Old 3rd August 2021, 17:57   #33243
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Kia Seltos. Received on whatsapp. not sure of the details and unsure of the outcome and passangers.
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Old 3rd August 2021, 18:53   #33244
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What? Who is this Thad guy?
Safety at wheels is a concept. Thad is an emotion

Those type of drivers are becoming an endangered species on our roads nowadays.

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Anyone else find it unlikely that this splendor looking bike was travelling at 110-120kph as the Police are reporting? I really hope our cops become more educated as to the causes of accidents rather than blaming speed for everything.
Might be slight exaggeration. But another thing to note is that a commuter bike driven at 70+ feels "faster" compared to a higher capacity/heavy bike. My Royal Enfield for that matter comes to a halt the moment I release the pressure on the accelerator!

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Kia Seltos. Received on whatsapp. not sure of the details and unsure of the outcome and passangers.
That is a Kia Sonet. Looks like it was sandwiched between two vehicles.
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Old 3rd August 2021, 20:25   #33246
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That is a Kia Sonet. Looks like it was sandwiched between two vehicles.
thanks for the correction. Sonnet it is!

I wonder if the sunroof in all these cars poses as a threat, given that it is glass and in a crash like this can cave in lodge in the head/ body?
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I wonder if the sunroof in all these cars poses as a threat, given that it is glass and in a crash like this can cave in lodge in the head/ body?


I'd hope that they are made out of laminated glass like windscreens, so that they would break into tiny pieces
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Old 3rd August 2021, 22:03   #33248
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Anyone else find it unlikely that this splendor looking bike was travelling at 110-120kph as the Police are reporting? I really hope our cops become more educated as to the causes of accidents rather than blaming speed for everything.
The bike was not traveling at 110-120kph for sure. The dial that the cop shows is analog and it can rotate freely if the impact is near the instrument cluster. If required, the cop could have rotated the dial with his finger to get the desired speed. A bike colliding anywhere near 100 kph will mostly have the whole front wheel and fork sheared off. The rider would also have much severe injuries.

On a side note, this is the first time I am seeing a video by the Cyberabad police, but is showing the victim's dead body a common practice followed by the channel? Usually, the police's first priority is to move the victim (alive or dead) from the spot. But here the rider is literally left to rot while the cop takes a video. I have never seen this behavior before, especially for fatal crashes. I am also curious to know what exactly is the cop saying (I got some pieces here and there). Can anybody please give a short translation?
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Horrific accident happened 200 meters from my home. This is a quiet and peaceful stretch at Motera (Ahmedabad) closer to the airport and the newly opened stadium as well. Last night at 9pm a speeding Kia Seltos driven by a 36 year old man (reported to be drunk by onlookers) tried to avoid an oncoming biker who was riding in the wrong lane, unfortunately rammed into an autorickshaw before it could hit a dead electricity pole and turn turtle. Sadly the autorickshaw driver passed away on the spot.

By the time I reached the accident site, It was a horror scene with the body of the auto rickshaw driver covered with cloth and his family members screaming in agony. Wonder what happened to the Seltos driver and the bike rider, but the entire section was cordoned off by police and they weren't let anyone click picture of the Seltos.

Managed to get some pictures in the morning.
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