A 65-year-old man was on Wednesday killed when his two-wheeler was allegedly hit by a car in which Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia was travelling, police said.
The accident occurred at Puthiyakavu on the Kochi-Allapuzha stretch of a national highway when Scindia was going in a chauffeur-driven car to attend a function at Cherthala after arriving at Kochi from New Delhi.
Devastated – sad loss of life – unfortunate accident betw Cochin-Allepy. Arranged for hospital immediately – on way to meet bereaved family!— Jyotiraditya Scindia (@JM_Scindia) August 10, 2016
The deceased, identified as Sasi, a resident of Puthiyakavu locality, succumbed to injuries while being rushed to the hospital.
After handing over the car to the police, Scindia left in another car, said K C Venugopal, Congress MP from Alappuzha, adding that his colleague would later call on the bereaved family.
Besides the former union minister, three other Congress workers were in the car when the mishap occurred, Venugopal said.
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