Tailor dies in autorickshaw mishap, driver flees

A 35-year-old man was killed after an autorickshaw he was travelling in overturned in east Delhi’s Ghazipur on Sunday night. The auto driver abandoned the vehicle and fled. Victim Deepak Vishwas lived in Noida with his family and was a tailor.

He was headed to Anand Vihar in an auto-rickshaw for some work when the accident took place.

The three-wheeler suddenly overturned as it neared the EDM Mall in Anand Vihar.
The auto driver who survived the accident emerged from the vehicle and escaped as people were gathering at the spot.

Vishwas suffered head injuries in the accident and was rushed to Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital even as someone informed police.

He was soon referred to Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries during the wee hours of Monday.

A case of rash driving and causing death by negligence has been registered with Ghazipur police station. Police said they are on the lookout for the absconding driver.

Youth killed
An 18-year-old youth was killed after being run over by an unidentified vehicle in north Delhi’s Adarsh Nagar on Monday morning.

Police were informed by a passer-by at 7 am about a youth lying injured near Mukundpur traffic signal. Police rushed the victim to a hospital where he was declared brought dead. The victim has been identified as Ramu who was a resident of Wazirabad. A case has been registered with Adarsh Nagar police station.

Police said they are trying to identify the offending vehicle. However, so far, no eyewitness has approached police.

The lack of CCTV cameras on that stretch of road has meant police are still clueless about the identity of the accused driver.

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