A 27-year-old man identifed as Gokul Mili from Dhemaji district was killed in an accident which took place over the Bogibeel Bridge in Dibrugarh at around 9am on Tuesday.
Sub-Inspector Diganta Hazarika of Dambuk police station, Dhemaji who is the investigation officer (IO) of the case said that the victim Gokul Mili, a fish trader of Tinighoria of Silapathar area in Dhemaji district had come to Dibrugarh on his motorcycle to purchase fish. While returning he tried to overtake a Tata Fortuner Car over the Bogibeel Bridge in full speed and collided head on with a Mitsubishi Pajero Car (AR-01-H 1975) coming from the opposite direction from Dhemaji side. Spinning out of control the Pajero also hit the Fortuner car. The critically injured bike rider was brought to the Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH) where he was later declared dead. The occupants of the Pajero car also suffered minor injuries.