Speeding vehicles kill 3, injure 1

Speeding vehicles kill 3, injure 1

Three persons were killed and another injured in three different road accidents involving speeding vehicles in Delhi in the past three days, police said on Sunday.

In the first incident, an unidentified 50-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Chanakyapuri area of New Delhi on Saturday.

“The man was hit by an unidentified speeding vehicle on Sardar Patel Marg at around 10 pm. The driver of the vehicle fled the spot after the accident,” a police official said. Police rushed to the spot after getting information, but the victim died before he could be taken to a hospital.

“His body was later sent to Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital for post-mortem,” the official said. He added that a crime and forensic team has visited the spot.

Two wheeler accident

In another accident, a woman was killed and a 32-year-old man was injured when the motorbike they were travelling in was hit from the rear end, in  R K Puram area of south Delhi on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as Anuranjan Kujur. Abhay Joseph Tirkey received serious injuries. They are residents of Aaya Nagar Extension.

“The duo was near R K Khanna Stadium when an unidentified car rammed into their vehicle at around 10 pm. They were taken to AIIMS Trauma Center by a passerby,” a police official said, adding that doctors declared Anuranjan as brought dead.

Saket incident

The third incident was reported from Saket area of south Delhi on Thursday evening.
The deceased, Arvind Kumar, a resident of Sangam Vihar, was found dead in the middle of Khanpur road at around 9.50 pm.

“Arvind was rushed to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), but was declared brought dead. He had received head injuries,” police said.

Police have registered cases of causing death by rash and negligent driving against unknown persons at Chanakyapuri, R K Puram and Saket police stations.