Mishap claims Bulandshahr magistrate at Yamuna e-way
NOIDA/MATHURA: In a tragic incident, a 48-year-old Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM), who had been posted in Bulandshahr district, died after his car collided with the divider at Yamuna Expressway on Saturday evening.
Noida Police on Sunday said that the deceased magistrate Arvind Vikas was alone in the car and was driving to Mathura to meet his family.
According to police, the incident took place near milestone 79 from zero point at around 6 pm, when the ACJM was heading to Mathura alone in his car, which rammed into divider near Lamtaurai, under Sureer police station area in Mathura district.
"Officials of Yamuna Expressway toll informed us about the incident, following which a police team was sent to the spot. The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he succumbed to injuries. The body was handed over to his family members after getting the post-mortem done," said Aditya Kumar Shukla, Superintendent of Police (Rural), Mathura.
"Preliminary investigations and looking at the condition of mangled car, it appears that the car might have been hit by another vehicle and then rammed into the divider after losing balance.
"However, we will further probe the matter if a complaint is received by police in this regard," added Shukla.
According to sources, ACJM Vikas had left Bulandshahr district on Saturday evening in his Hyundai Creta car to reach Mathura, where his family lives. He left behing his children and wife, who works as government teacher.
Cops said Vikas was native of Agrasen Vihar of Muzaffarnagar district, and was left with more than 11 years of his service.
He had joined services as and additional civil judge (junior division) in Mathura district in June 2006 and served Agra and Baghpat district at various judicial posts, before been transferred to Bulandshahr in April this year.