84-yr-old in Ggn loses a hand after SUV hits him
Gurugram: Rash and unruly driving again affected a family in Gurugram when the left hand of an 84-year-old man was amputated after being hit by an SUV on Wednesday.
The victim, identified as Madanlal Malik, who is a resident of Sushant Lok had gone on a morning walk when he was hit by the speeding vehicle.
The driver after hitting the octogenarian fled from the incident. He was later admitted in the private hospital with the help of the passerby in a critical state. After hours of conducting surgery in order to save the patient, the doctors ultimately had to take the hard decision of amputating the left arm.
Meanwhile, the case of rash driving has been registered at the Sector -29 police station.
Not only for commuters but the study also highlights that how the routes in Gurugram is unsafe for pedestrians due to mismatch in the time of pedestrians crossing the road and the duration of the traffic signal lights.
While the average time found for the pedestrian to cross the roads was found to be 4 minutes, the time span for the traffic lights was found to be 2 minutes.