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Monday, Dec 16, 2019

Speeding bus claims another life

Vikas Batra, 36, died of severe head injuries after a speeding bus hit him at Moolchand underpass in Defence Colony, reports Vijaita Singh.

delhi Updated: Mar 06, 2008 01:43 IST
Vijaita Singh
Vijaita Singh
Hindustan Times
Hindustantimes
         

The killer buses have struck again. One person was killed in an accident on Wednesday afternoon.

Vikas Batra (36), who had recently started a printing press, died of severe head injuries after a speeding bus hit him at Moolchand underpass in Defence Colony. Batra was on his scooter.

Batra, a resident of Pitampura, worked with T-Series and had recently left his job to start a business. He was killed when he was on his way to Lajpat Nagar market on a business assignment.

Batra is survived by his wife and two daughters. His parents also lived with him.

The bus was plying on the Teevra Mudrika route. The driver of the bus has been arrested. Police said the bus hit the scooterist from behind.

He was rushed to AIIMS, where he was declared brought dead. A case of rash and negligent driving was registered at the Defence colony police station.

The accused driver has been identified as Balwant Singh (45), a resident of Hari Nagar.