Dwarka: Woman crushed by speeding water tanker

“After the accident, the driver of the tanker tried to escape from the spot, but local residents managed to catch hold of him,” said a police officer.

By: Express New Service | New Delhi | Published:October 12, 2016 2:38 am

A 55-year-old woman was crushed to death by a speeding water tanker in southeast Delhi’s Dwarka North. Preliminary investigation has revealed that the incident took place at 9.45 pm Monday. Eyewitnesses told police that the tanker hit Kausi Devi and a relative of hers, Jyoti.

“After the accident, the driver of the tanker tried to escape from the spot, but local residents managed to catch hold of him,” said a police officer. “The victims were taken to a nearby hospital where Kausi Devi was declared dead. Jyoti is undergoing treatment at a hospital,” said the officer. A case has been registered and the accused has been arrested.

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