Bihar, India: Mobile phone use implicated in fatal accident

16 Dec

Two males were killed when the motorcycle on which they were riding was hit by a train on an unmanned level crossing near Baraiya in Bihar’s East Champaran district on December 12th, 2015. Witnesses have reported that the person in charge of the motorcycle was using a mobile telephone and that he was distracted, riding into the path of the train without first ascertaining whether it was safe to cross the railway.

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