Gurgaon: A 38-year-old Saudi Arabian diplomat died Saturday after his motorcycle skidded off the road while he was racing with four of his friends here, police said.
"Salman Jebi died this evening after his overspeeding mobike lost balance and skidded while he was on his way to Surajkund area in Faridabad," said Hawa Singh, PRO of Gurgaon police.
"Jebi died on the spot as his bike collided with a grill beside the road and turned turtle, tossed in the air a few metres from the accident scene," Singh said.
His friends immediately informed the police and called for an ambulance but Jebi was declared brought dead by doctors at a private hospital, Singh said, adding, the four were racing and high speed of the motorcycle was the reason for the accident.
He was wearing helmet and knee pads, a police official said.
"Jebi was working in the Saudi embassy in Delhi as a senior counsellor for the last couple of years and came to Gurgaon with his friends who were driving different sports bikes to Gurgaon expressway and Faridabad's Surajkund road," Singh added.