A 14-year-old boy died after his motorcycle was hit by an unidentified vehicle in Shahadra’s Krishna Nagar on early Sunday, police said.
The deceased was identified as Divya Sharma, a student of class VIII, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdra) Meghna Yadav.
The motorcycle was registered in his father’s name, she said. Police received a call at around 7.30 am regarding the accident.
The boy took out the motorcycle while his parents were asleep, Yadav said. Police are scanning the CCTV footage of the area, the DCP said.
In another similar incident, five persons were killed and as many injured in two road accidents in West Champaran and Aurangabad districts on Wednesday, police said. Three persons were killed in Kama Bigaha village under Town police station area of Aurangabad when their was hit from behind by a speeding truck, Deputy Superintendent of Police Anoop Kumar said.
He said the deceased, including a man and his daughter, hailed from Dhanbad town in neighbouring Jharkhand and they were on their way to an unspecified destination in Uttar Pradesh. Three other occupants of the car suffered serious injuries in the accident and they have been referred to a hospital in Gaya, the DSP added.
In West Champaran, two motorcyclists, one of them a private bank official in neighbouring East Champaran, were knocked down by a speeding autorickshaw on the Narkatiyaganj-Sahodara road, district Superintendent of Police Jayant Kant said.