Day of accidents: Four killed, 4 hurt
Four People were injured when a speeding car hit them at Rohini in northwest Delhi on Monday, reports HT Correspondent.delhi Updated: Jun 24, 2008 23:47 IST
Four People were injured when a speeding car hit them at Rohini in northwest Delhi late on Monday. A doctor, who was behind the wheel, hit a pedestrian first, then a motorcyclist and after that rammed an ice-cream vend before coming to halt. Dr Rakesh Kumar Goyal was returning home after closing his clinic in Mangolpuri when the accident happened. The doctor tested negative for alcohol though.
A case of rash and negligent driving was registered against the doctor and he was later arrested. The police have impounded the Hyundai Accent car he was driving. The injured were released after first-aid.
In another incident, a motorcyclist was killed when he was run over by a DTC bus at Janakpuri in west Delhi on Tuesday afternoon. The police said that Sujeet (30) first rammed his motorcycle into a stationary Tata Safari. He fell on the road and was crushed by a DTC bus that was coming from behind. Sujeet, a resident of Nangal Rai, was on his way to Uttam Nagar. He was working for a company making inverters and was married.
The driver of the DTC bus plying on the Outer Ring Road is absconding after the incident and the bus has been impounded.
In a third incident, two men were crushed to death by a speeding truck in Vikaspuri area of west Delhi in the early hours on Tuesday. The two men -- Suresh (38) and Asharfi (32) -- were mowed down by the truck around 4 am on Tuesday when they were crossing the road along on their vegetable cart. The police have registered a case and the driver identified as Manoj has been arrested.
In yet another accident, a dentist returning home in an inebriated state died after he crashed his car into an unidentified vehicle near the Ghaziabad-Delhi border early Tuesday, police said.
Gurmeet Singh, 46, was declared brought dead by doctors after he met with the accident on the Ghazipur flyover. His medical examination revealed he was drunk, said an officer.