Biker rams into leopard in Aarey Colony

Oct 01, 2012, 15:02 IST | Ranjeet Jadhav

Bike-borne man rammed into a leopard in Aarey Colony today morning, following which his bike skidded, injuring him.

A leopard, that was trying to cross the road in Aarey colony, was injured after a bike rammed into it today morning at around 10.15 am.

Following the accident, the bike skidded, injuring the biker in the process.

Biker Kailash Botade
Kailash Botade, an employee of Aarey Dairy, was on his way to work when he encountered the animal (Pic - Nimesh Dave)

Kailash Botade, working with Aarey Dairy, was on his way to office when the accident took place.

Speaking to MiD DAY, Botade said,"The leopard did not attack me at all. I was going on my bike and at the same time the leopard was crossing the road. Suddenly, my bike hit it after which I also fell down. "

Immediatley after the incident, the animal vanished into the neighbouring bushes. 

Caught on Camera: Aarey is a leopard colony