Mumbai Cycling in our country is also not free from danger. Anyone passing by can stumble and kill you. Something similar happened with Intel’s former India country head Avtar Saini, who died after being hit by a speeding cab while riding a bicycle in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. The police have registered an FIR in the matter and issued a notice to the taxi driver. Read this also: Amendment in Chhattisgarh Civil Service contractual appointment rules, now Shukla, Tuteja will not be considered eligible…

According to police, the accident occurred around 5.50 am on Wednesday when 68-year-old Saini was cycling with other cyclists on Palm Beach Road in Nerul. During this, the speeding cab hit Saini’s bicycle from behind and the driver tried to escape despite the bicycle frame being stuck under the front wheel of the vehicle. A police officer said that Saini was taken to the hospital, where he was declared dead.

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Intel India President Gokul V Subramaniam said on social media, “At Intel, we are saddened by the demise of Avtar Saini, former country manager and director of Intel South Asia. Avtaar played an important role in setting up the Intel R&D Center in India. He had an illustrious career at Intel from 1982 to 2004, during which he played an important role in the design of many processors. Saini, a resident of Chembur, was credited for working on the Intel 386 and 486 microprocessors. He also led the design of the company’s Pentium processor.

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Police have registered an FIR against the cab driver under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, including 279 (rash driving), 337 (causing hurt by rash or negligent act endangering human life) and 304-A ( Causing someone’s death). This is not the only case of being crushed by a vehicle while cycling, a year ago, runner Rajalakshmi Vijay had died after being crushed while cycling on the Worli Sea Face.