Joyride in new car ends in tragedy as Class 12 boy killed in Noida crashnoida Updated: Dec 14, 2017 23:12 IST
A Class 12 student of DPS Indirapuram was killed, while two of his friends from the same class sustained injuries in the accident that took place on Wednesday night.(HT Photo)
A spin in the new car of a friend ended in tragedy for three youths in Noida on Wednesday night, after the speeding vehicle hit a divider near Atta Underpass.
A Class 12 student of DPS Indirapuram was killed, while two of his friends from the same class sustained injuries in the accident that took place around 1.30am.
According to police, the car — a Ford Figo — hit the divider and toppled several times near Atta Underpass in Sector 18. The boys were rushed to district hospital in Noida’s Sector 30. Later in the night their parents shifted them to a private hospital in Ghaziabad, where one of the boys — Raghav Mehra — succumbed to his injuries. The other two injured, Rehan and Yavesh, all resident of Ghaziabad, were admitted to the Ghaziabad hospital with grievous injuries.
The car, police said, was badly damaged trapping its occupants in the wreck for nearly 15 minutes before being rescued by police and rushed to a hospital.
Police said Rehan’s father had bought the car two days before the incident. On Wednesday evening, the trio took the car and drove to Noida. They went to DLF Mall and Great India Place Mall in the evening and later went to Greater Noida for a joyride.
Abhinandan, circle officer of Noida City-1 said, “The trio was taking a joyride in the newly bought car. Seeing the intensity of the impact, it seems the students were speeding when the accident took place.”
The deceased, Raghav, was driving the car at the time of the accident. The condition of the other two boys — Rehan and Yavesh — is said to be out of danger, police said.
First Published: Dec 14, 2017 23:12 IST