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Youth dies in road mishap

New Delhi: An 18-year-old youth died while his friend was injured as the driver lost control of the motorcycle they were riding on in the early hours today in west Delhi’s Vikaspuri area.

Deepu Bhagwani and his friend Yash Garg were returning from a party on a Bullet motorcycle when they met with an accident around 3 AM, police said.

Deepu, who was riding the motorcycle, lost control of the vehicle on the outer Ring Road near Vikaspuri, police said.

They were rushed to a hospital by a police patrolling van where Deepu succumbed during treatment.

Yash, who is currently undergoing treatment at DDU Hospital, told police that they were drunk, they added.

Deepu was overspeeding and lost control of the vehicle.

The riders were not wearing helmets, police said.

—PTI