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HNS/IMPHAL, Jul 4: Editor of The Sangai Express (English edition), Hijam Rajesh has been hospitalized in critical condition after he met an accident near the main gate of Raj Bhavan on July 3 midnight.
He was returning home at Thangmeiband Hijam Dewan Leikai from the media house driving his car when the mishap occurred. Just after reaching the main gate of Raj Bhavan, he lost control of his car and ran over the median near the traffic island. There, he felt unconscious.
Nearby people who witnessed the accident immediately informed the police and he was taken to RIMS Hospital at Lamphel. Later, he was shifted to Shija Hospital as his condition deteriorated. Rajesh is currently under ventilator in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Shija Hospital.
On hearing the news of the accident, his associates and well-wishers including Governor VK Duggal came to the hospital to inquire about his condition. Kh Joykishan, MLA Thangmeiband A/C also visited Shija Hospital at around 1.30 pm today and handed over certain sum of money as medical expense to wife of the editor.