Elderly man hit to death by motorbike in Thantlang
03 October 2013: Pu Lian Kung, father of Lieutenant Colonel Sang Lian Thang of the Chin National Front (CNF), died of injuries in the Thantlang hospital after being hit by a motorbike last Tuesday.
The motorbike driven by a 20-year-old man who was said to be under the influence of alcohol knocked him down while crossing the main road.
Eyewitnesses said the incident took place around 2pm and that the victim in his late eighties was rushed to hospital but succumbed to his head injuries at night.
A Thantlang community leader said: “The number of casualties due to motorbike accidents has increased in recent months. Local authorities must do something to prevent this kind of accident.”#