Guwahati News Desk: A 27-year-old person working for an online food delivery platform was killed in a road accident at Noonmati here on Friday night. The mishap happened while he was on the way to deliver an order. The incident occured at sector 1 area under Noonmati police station at around 10.30 pm.
Police said that the deceased was identified as Abdul Karim, a resident of No-3 Tupmari under Nagarbera Police Station in Kamrup District. It is learnt that Abdul was staying in a rented place in Sijubari area of Hatigaon and was working as a delivery boy for Zomato for quite a long time.
At around 10:30 pm on Friday, Abdul was on the way from Zoo Road Tiniali to Noonmati Kharghuli riding his Pulsar motorcycle (AS-25/S-6280) to deliver an order when he was hit by an unidentified vehicle from behind. Due to the force of the impact, the delivery boy fell down from the bike and the vehicle fled away driving over his body.
The body of the victim was later discovered in a badly mutilated condition by the Noonmati traffic police. The body was sent to the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital for post-mortem. Police are yet to identify the vehicle which was involved in the fatal accident.