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Youth killed as lorry hits bike

Posted on Feb 09, 11:04PM | UNI

Kannur, Kerala, Feb 9 : A 22-year-old youth was killed and another youth suffered serious injuries in a motorbike accident at Eachur, about 6 kms from here, this morning.

According to police, the deceased was identified as Ranil (22) of Madhukoth and the injured as Sanal (22) of Madhukoth who was admitted to a private hospital here with serious injuries.

The accident occurred around 0900 hrs when the motorbike collided with a mini lorry at Eachur Town.

In the impact, laterite stones loaded in the lorry fell over the youths.

Later, the mini-lorry rammed into a shop after the driver lost control.

Locals and fire force personnel rushed to the spot and shifted the youth to AKG hospital.

Ranil succumbed to injuries at around 1300 hrs at a private hospital, police said.