Four persons lost their lives in three separate accidents in last 24-hours. In first incident, two persons travelling in a car died when they fell from the speeding car as the door was open. As they fell, a truck coming from behind crushed them.
The victims have been identified as Omkar Chawla (40) and Sumit Monga (35).
"Omkar's wife was driving the car and they were heading towards Rani Bagh from Surya Nagar of east Delhi," said a senior police officer. Both were rushed to Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital where they were declared brought dead.
In the second incident, a 45-year-old woman died after the bike on which she was travelling as a pillion was hit by a tanker in Dhaula Kuan around 5.30am.
"The rider and the other pillion suffered critical injuries while the woman, identified as Roshini, died," said a police officer. The injured were admitted at Safdarjung Hospital.
In the third incident, a 35-year-old businessman died after a tree fell on the scooter he was travelling on. The incident took place in the Defence Colony area of south Delhi. The victim, identified as Sandeep Gujral, was on his way to his office when a branch of a tree fell down on him.
He was rushed to Aiims trauma centre where he was declared brought dead. Police have recovered R24,000 from his possession.