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'Dead' motorcycle accident victim comes back to life moments before autopsy begins

The Daily Star's FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inboxA young road accident victim was declared dead by doctors, only to recover consciousness moments before his post-mortem was due to start.Shankar Shanmukh Gombi, 27, suffered serious head injuries from a motorcycle crash in Mahalingapur, India, on February 27.He was admitted to private hospital in Belgavi, where doctors said they could do nothing for him and switched off his life support system.Speaking to the Times of India, family members said that the hospital had told them Shankar had died."We brought him by an ambulance on Sunday night to the government hospital in Mahalingapur,” a relative of the victim said.

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