New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS): A Congress Member of the Manipur Legislative Assembly died in a road accident here on Thursday, police said.
Elangbam Suraj Singh, who was elected from the Yaiskul Assembly constituency in Imphal in the December 2009 polls, met with a road accident at Mayur Vihar Phase 2 at around 2 am, police said.
Singh, who was driving along with his friend Reginald John Sinclair, 45, when their vehicle was hit by a speeding vehicle while taking an u-turn at Mayur Vihar Phase 2 traffic lights, police said. The two were rushed to Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital where doctors declared Singh dead. Sinclair was critically injured and is under treatment.
After post-mortem, the body was sent to his family at Imphal, polic said.