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3 accidents in city: 3 killed due to fog

With the onset of December, cold winds have started streaming into the Capital followed by the fog, reducing temperatures and decreasing visibility. On Tuesday, three accidents took place in which three people were killed due to poor visibility in various parts of Delhi.

In the first incident, two people who were travelling late in the night on their motorcycle around Kanjhawala area, rammed into an electric pole in Outer Delhi’s Kanjhawala area on Tuesday.

According to police, the incident took place at around 9.30 pm when the duo identified as Ram Gopal (25) and his relative Hari Ram (27), both labourers were returning from a work site and were on their way to their home.

Their bike, however, rammed into an electric pole and they were thrown off their bike. The police were informed about the incident after which they were shifted to a local hospital, where Ram Gopal was declared brought dead, whereas, Hari Ram is seeking treatment in the hospital.

In his statement to the police, Hari has denied that they were drunk before travelling and that they rammed into the pole due to poor visibility.

In the second incident, a 23-year-old was killed when an unidentified car rammed into him in North-west Delhi’s Parwana Road area. According to police, a passer-by who had witnessed the accident, had informed the police that a man was crushed by a car near Parwana Road. The victim identified as Pinkesh was also declared brought dead when he was taken to the local hospital. “We are trying to track down the accused driver and are looking at the CCTV footage from the nearby area,” said a senior police official.

In the third incident, two people who were travelling on a scooty rammed into a truck in Keshavpuram’s Lawrence Road area. The deceased has been identified as Mulayam Singh, while the injured, Hansraj, is recuperating from his injuries.

Hansraj has said that he had picked up Mulayam from his home in Tri Nagar and when they reached Lawrence Road, they rammed into a truck. The truck driver, identified as Jabar SIngh (41) was arrested from the spot.
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