Four college students killed on Yamuna E-way
Greater Noida: Four students of a private university located in Dankaur area of Greater Noida were killed while six others suffered injuries in a fatal road accident on Sunday.
The incident occurred on the service road of Yamuna Expressway near Noida International University on Sunday afternoon when one of the tyres of an SUV car they were travelling in burst and the vehicle turned turtle after colliding with the divider of the service road, said police. According to the police officials, around 10 students were travelling towards Yamuna Expressway in Mahindra Xylo car. The survivors told police that they were returning from the University after attending extra classes.
The deceased have been identified as Salman, a native of Bihar, Balram also from Bihar, Tushar, a resident of Beta sector of Greater Noida and Tushar from Vivek Vihar area in Delhi. Three of them died on the spot while the fourth succumbed to his injuries on way to the hospital. All the students were aged between 19-21 years, said the police.
Among the injured were Jayesh, Sharif, Vaishali, Saumya, Simran and Prerna. Simran and Prerna suffered minor injuries in the incident and were discharged after being administered first aid . The car, too, was badly damaged. Passersby informed the police and took the victims to the hospital.
"The victims were rushed to Kailash hospital where doctors declared four students brought dead while the injured have been admitted in the hospital and are undergoing treatment. The bodies have been sent for post-mortem and their family members have been informed," Farmood Ali Pundeer, station house officer, Dankaur police station said.
"The car overturned around 8-10 times after a tyre burst," said an eyewitness.
A senior doctor from Kailash hospital said that the four students were brought dead. "They had suffered serious head injuries and profuse blood loss," he said.
The University officials were unavailable for comments despite repeated attempts.