Calangute:One Rajaram Sawant (69) and Dattatray Shinde (66) both residents of Mapusa succumbed to accidents injuries on Friday.
According to Calangute police, the accident occurred near Porbawado, Calangute at 5.15 pm on Friday when a 21 years old Vishal Vinayak Salgaonkar (21) resident of Sainagar, Aldona drove his Mahindra Thar jeep registered GA-03 W-3270 in a rash and negligent manner while proceeding from Porbawado junction towards Bodko vad Porbawado and upon reaching near Casa-de-Johria guest house, Porbawado, the Thar went in wrong way and gave dash to one Suzuki Swish 125 scooter No. GA-03-S-7228 which was coming from opposite direction.
Resulting rider and pillion rider of Suzuki Swish scooter Rajaram Sawant and Dattatray Shinde, both resident of Mapusa caused severe injuries.
The injured were immediately shifted to Goa Medical College and hospital Bambolim for medical treatment however duo subsequently succumbed to the injuries while undergoing treatment.
In this connection, Calangute police have registered an offence under section 279, 304-A L.P.C.
Further investigation is in progress with Sushant Sangodkar, PSI of Calangute P.S.