Two killed as their car falls into drain in Gzb
Ghaziabad: Two persons were killed while two others were fatally injured after their car turned turtle and fell into a drain in Niwari area of Ghaziabad on late Sunday night. Police officials said that the victims were on their way to Meerut from Ghaziabad.
According to police, the victims identified as Kuldeep (25), Bijendra Singh Chauhan (60), died in the incident while Neeraj Kumar and Krishan Kumar were critically injured. Cops added that those died were working as contractual employees in electricity board.
"A police control room (PCR) call was received around 11:45 pm where a passerby reported the matter. A police team immediately rushed to the spot and found that a car has fallen into a drain. The car was pulled out of the drain with the help of crane. The victims were rushed to a nearby private hospital where two persons were declared brought dead while two have been receiving treatment at the hospital," said Dharmendra Kumar, Station House officer of Niwari police station.
Cops said that the incident occurred due to over speeding.
"Prima Facie it appears that the driver of car had lost his control over the speeding vehicle which turned turtle and fell into the drain. No other person was injured in the incident. The bodies of deceased have been sent for the postmortem while no compliant has been received in the matter so far. We will investigate the case if a complaint is received," added Kumar.
In a similar incident, two members of a family died after a car carrying six members of a family fell into a drain in front of Civil Lines police Chowki on GT Road on January 28. Police said the driver lost his control over the vehicle while two persons aged 20 and 40 years respectively died in the incident. The incident also occurred late in night while the car crashed into the divider and fell into the drain. The family was returning from a birthday party when the incident occurred.