Two Bhutanese die in US car crashes
Two more Bhutanese in US lost their lives in car crash this week, continuing to heighten the car crash death of the community in recent years.
The Bhutanese community in Tennessee, US lost yet another members from the community at a car crash on Monday.
The 28-year-old Suk Rai has died in a crash with a rented Lamborghini on Nolensville Pike, local news reported.
Metro police said Suk Rai was driving a 2010 Nissan Altima when he pulled out of the Auto Zone near Fairlane Drive, just south of Haywood Lane, at 10:40 a.m.
Rai pulled into the path of a 2006 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder and collided with driver’s side of the Altima, causing it to roll on its roof.
Rai was partially thrown from the car and died at the scene.
The driver of the Lamborghini, 27-year-old Kyle Kirchner, was not injured. Police said he did not show signs of impairment but acknowledged smoking marijuana in the past few days.
Kirchner consented to a blood sample, which is standard procedure, and was taken to TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center.
Further details weren’t immediately released. The crash remains under investigation.
Similarly, a Bhutanese community member in Fort Worth, Texas, lost a member Naina Singh Rai on Sunday.
He died while undergoing treatment in Harris Methodist hospital, 45 minutes after the car crash in I-35 freeway. His two daughters were also injured in the same car accident. Of them, Aita Rai, was discharged on April 3 and Chandan Rai is still in ICU at Harris Methodist Hospital, fighting for life.
According to the reports, Chandan Rai is in critical situation with one of the kidney damaged, liver wounded, stomach surgery done and now living with external blood supplies.