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1 killed, 7 hurt in Faridabad accidents

A woman was killed and over half a dozen people were injured in two separate accidents involving luxury cars on Tuesday.

india Updated: May 23, 2012 00:33 IST
Prabhu Razdan

A woman was killed and over half a dozen people were injured in two separate accidents involving luxury cars on Tuesday.

In the first incident, driver of a speeding Polo car lost control over the wheel and hit the pedestrians on the busy BK Chowk area around 1.30 pm on Tuesday. While some of the pedestrians were hit partially by the car and suffered wounds, a 35-year-old woman came under the wheels of the car.

The woman, identified as Sunita Devi, suffered critical injuries and died on the spot. She was resident of Sanjay Colony of Faridabad. Three others suffered injuries in the accident. The SGM Nagar police reached the spot and arrested the driver, Ashwani Bhutani of Jawahar Colony, Faridabad.

"A case of negligence has been registered against him and the car has been seized," said Narinder Kumar, SHO, SGM Nagar.

In another case, a Toyota Corolla car rammed into a roadside tea stall in Ballabgarh area at 10.30 pm on Monday.

Four people, including two members of family, were injured in the accident.

The injured have been identified as Tara Devi, wife of Devi Singh who runs the tea stall, her daughter Shanti and a villager Girdhari. While Girdhari was referred to Delhi for treatment, others were admitted to a nearby hospital. The police have launched a hunt to nab the driver, who fled the scene after the accident. The car, however, has been seized. "Efforts are on to nab the driver," said Raj Kumar Vaishisht, DCP Ballabgarh.