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Bike falls off Dwarka flyover: 7 die in a week

The killer stretch on the Dwarka-Palam flyover claimed yet another life on Saturday evening. This is the fourth fatal accident on the stretch in this week.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi |
March 15, 2009 1:31:00 am

Fourth fatal crash in 7 days,victim’s family witnessed the accident from close range

The killer stretch on the Dwarka-Palam flyover claimed yet another life on Saturday evening. This is the fourth fatal accident on the stretch in this week.

Police said 22-year-old Max Ching Se Bhuril,who hails from Manipuri,was on his way home on his Karizma bike. His sister,Rozy,and aunt,Mony,were following the bike in an auto-rickshaw. When he reached the sharp curve on the flyover,he lost control and crashed against the railing. Upon impact,he was flung over the railing and fell on the road below. The incident was reported around 5.45 pm.

“His sister called the police,who rushed him to Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Hospital,where he was declared dead on arrival. Bhuril worked as an executive in a Gurgaon-based call centre and lived in Munirka,” a senior police officer said.

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Outside DDU Hospital,his sister and aunt were in a state of shock. His uncle,Thang Se said,“He had gone with his family to meet some relatives in Dwarka and was on his way back,when the accident took place. It was nerve-racking for his sister and aunt who witnessed the accident.”

Bhuril’s body has been moved to the DDU mortuary and the police have registered a case in Palam Village police station.

Just two days back on Wednesday,four members of a family were killed when they fell from the same flyover,at exactly the same stretch. They were on their way to a Mehrauli temple on a motorbike which crashed against the railing,flinging all four off the flyover. Deepak (27),his wife Renu (25),son Bishav (6) and daughter Niru (3) died on the spot. The motorbike got caught in the railing.

The very same day,on the same stretch,20-year-old Jagmohan,a taxi driver,was killed when his motorbike skid. He was on his way to the airport when the accident took place around 6.30 pm.

On March 8,32-year-old Bala Krishnan died,while his pillion rider,Mala Palli sustained critical injuries after their bike crashed into a divider.

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