In a freak incident, a flying peacock collided with a moving motorcycle near Puzhakkal on Ayyanthole-Puzhakkal road in the Thrissur district of Kerala on Monday. Peedikapparambil Pramos, 34, died while his wife Veena suffered serious injuries.
As per police reports, a peacock that was flying across the road hit Pramos who is riding his bike with his wife as pillion on his chest causing him to lose control of the vehicle. The bike hit another two-wheeler coming from the opposite direction and then rammed the compound wall of a house alongside the road. Pramod suffered serious injuries and died on Sunday afternoon. His wife, Veena, survived the incident and suffered grievous injuries. The peacock too died following the incident.
A relative of Pramos said the incident took place around 8.30am when the couple was going for work.
“Pramos worked in a private bank in Thrissur, while Veena works in Ernakulam. He used to drop Veena at the railway station before leaving for office,” said the relative. Pramos and Veena got married four months ago.