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25-Year-Old Techie Bleeds To Death In Pune As Onlookers Click Photos

न्यूज़ वर्ल्ड इंडिया | 0
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| July 21 , 2017 , 18:05 IST

In another proof of the smartphone obsessed times we live in, a 25-year-old software engineer bled to death on a Pune road after he was involved in a hit and run accident as onlookers were busy in taking his photograph and recording the incident on their mobile phones instead of helping him.

Satish Prabhakar Mete, was severely injured in a hit-and-run accident case on Wednesday at the Indrayaninagar corner in Bhosari, Pune. He lay on the road bleeding profusely as onlookers took photographs until a Bhosari-based dentist Kartikraj Kate passing by stopped and helped.

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The dentist Kate was quoted by media as saying, "I was on my way to clinic, when I saw him he was lying on road with blood everywhere. People thought that he was dead so they covered his face with a handkerchief, but when I touched him he was breathing."

"There were few marks of tyre over his stomach as if some big vehicle had ran over him. I stopped an auto-rickshaw passing by. The driver of the auto requested the passengers inside to get down. We took him to Yashwantrao Chavan Memorial Hospital in Pimpri," he added.

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"On the way to hospital, I tried to save his life by giving him cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) but unfortunately just before reaching hospital he stopped breathing," he said.

"The doctors took an electrocardiogram at the hospital and declared him brought dead. His life could have been saved had the onlookers around him had taken him to the hospital immediately," Kate said.

An investigation is underway, but since the accident took place on a road which had no CCTV cameras, they are looking for footage from nearby areas.