Palakkad youth dies in accident while returning after showing off newly bought bike to friends

Shahjahan's bike wrecked in accident

Ottapalam: A 19-year-old youth died in an accident while returning home after showing off his newly bought bike to his friends. Palappuram native Shahjahan died after his bike crashed into a car on Palakkad-Kulappully lane near Ottapalam.

The accident took place at around 9.45 pm on Wednesday. His bike rammed into the car travelling from Palakkad to Ottapalam. Another bike that came behind was also involved in the accident, but he only sustained minor injuries. Shahjahan who was gravely injured in the accident was rushed to a private hospital in Kanniyampuram. He was later shifted to a private hospital in Thrissur, where he breathed his last on Thursday.

His body was handed over to relatives after postmortem at Thrissur Medical College. Shahjahan is the son of Shoukathali and Faseela and was running a vegetable shop. Siblings: Safna, Shihas.

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