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Two injured in Bhoma mishap

Ponda: Two Khorlim- Old Goa residents were seriously injured in a road accident involving a two wheeler and a truck at Muslimwada-Bhoma on Ponda- Panaji highway on Tuesday. The injured were identified as Imtiaz (33) and Roshan Kumar (21), who were shifted to Goa Medical College and Hospital, Bambolim for treatment.

According to Ponda police, the mishap occurred at around 3 pm on the Ponda-Panaji highway near Muslimwada road.  Imtiaz along with his friend Roshan was proceeding towards Banastarim on a Hero Honda motorcycle and as he reached near Muslimwada road, he suddenly lost control, that led to the two wheeler ramming into an oncoming truck, the police said.

The rider and pillion rider sustained serious injuries, the police said, adding, condition of Imtiaz was critical. An accident case has been registered by Ponda police and driver of the truck was detained. Hawaldar Mahesh Gaonkar is investigating the case.

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