Youngsters die in illegal bike race
Chennai: Two youngsters lost their lives in an illegal bike race near Poonamallee. Sources said, Hariharan (17) was a plus two student and a resident of MGR Nagar in Thiruverkadu.
He was friends with Balaji (19), who worked as an electrician in Ramarajan Nagar. The two of them indulged in rash driving and were trying stunts on their two wheeler at the Outer Ring Road near Poonamalle.
They however lost balance and skid, following which the bike was thrown far away from the spot. The boys sustained severe head injuries, with passersby rushing them to a private hospital, where they died.
A case has been registered by the Poonamalle Traffic Investigation police in this regard. It may be noted that the Minjur Vandalur Outer Ring Road has been seeing a spurt in accidents with youngsters indulging in stunts.