Two Class X students died after the car they were travelling in crashed into a tree in Greater Noida’s Jewar, after the driver swerved to avoid hitting a nilgai. Police said the victims, Sumit and Dinesh, were returning from Raneja village, where their school was situated.
The boys were declared dead on arrival at a nearby hospital, while the vehicle’s driver Vineet and their friend Romit received injuries.
“We were informed that a white Honda city had crashed at Jewar. Prima facie, the car was driving at a high speed when they spotted a nilgai on the road. To avoid a collision, the car rammed into a tree and dived into an adjacent farm.
The driver and front seat passenger survived as air bags were deployed. The two boys sitting in the rear received fatal injuries. A case has been filed against the driver,” an officer said. ens
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