RUKSIN, Feb 9: A motorcycle rider died on the spot after his bike collided head-on with a Maruti Alto car on the national highway at Sille in East Siang district on Friday.
The deceased has been identified as Jalal Ahmed of Silapathar Geluwa village in Assam’s Dhemaji district. The driver of the car, who sustained minor injuries, has not been identified.
The accident occurred when the bike rider – a businessman who was residing at Rani village in East Siang district – was going to Sille-Oyan on his Pulsar bike (AS-22D-0670), and collided with the Maruti Alto coming from the opposite direction. The car (AS-01W-4750) was also partially damaged.
A case has been registered at the Sille-Oyan police station. The police have seized the car and picked up the driver for interrogation.