Indian woman biker dies in road accident
The 44-year-old Jaipur resident was on a nationwide tour on her Harley Davidson motorcycle along with fellow biker Dipesh Tanwar, who was on another vehicle.
She died after her bike skidded off a road near Gyaraspur, which is around 100km off Bhopal.
The biker was immediately moved to the hospital where doctors pronounced her dead on arrival.
Paliwal had left Lucknow early on Monday and was headed for Bhopal when the mishap took place. She was also wearing protective gear.
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Known for driving Harley Davidson bikes at 180 kmph, Paliwal was planning to make a documentary on her motorbike journey across the country.
“Her family and friends in Jaipur, Indore and Mumbai have been informed. Some of them have already reached,” police said.
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A post-mortem will be conducted on Tuesday morning.
Paliwal learned to ride in college, from friends. She couldn’t continue riding, though, because she didn’t have her own bike. She later married a man who wouldn’t let her ride, said Indian media reports.