Four including three minors killed in two separate road accidents
Four people, including three minor children, were killed in two separate road accidents in South Delhi late Friday night.
In the first incident, a 25-year-old man was killed and three others were grievously injured when a speeding EcoSport car hit a tree located on the central verge of MB Road in Saket area on Friday night.
The deceased identified as Karan Patel, a resident of Mehrauli, died on the spot. According to police, Patel was driving the car during the time of the incident.
Meanwhile, three of his friends were admitted to AIIMS Trauma centre where their condition is said to be critical.
According to several eyewitnesses, the accident took place at around 3 pm near Saket red light crossing, when a car on the way to Gurgaon on MB Road suddenly hit the road divider and rammed into a tree located on the central verge. After hitting the tree, the car turned turtle.
It took half an hour to get the victims out of the car as the car was completely damaged.
Police have registered a case in this regard and the relatives of the deceased have been informed about the accident.
In the second incident, three minors died after their Maruti 800 rammed into a Delhi Metro pillar near Fatehpur road.
The driver of the car in a bid to escape a collision with an incoming truck tried to manoeuvre his way out of the truck’s way and rammed into the pillar.
The deceased were identified as Shivangi (4), Soni (14) and Rani (17). They were on their way home after attending a marriage function in Gurugram along with other family members.
The three other passengers who were reported injured in the accident were admitted to AIIMS.
A case was registered in the local police station and the family of the deceased has been informed about the accident.