Two persons,including a Kerala-based teacher,suffered injuries their autorickshaw was hit by a speeding BMW in Central Delhis Mandi House area on Monday. The incident was reported around 8.30 am,police said.
The driver of the BMW,identified as Ravinder Singh,a resident of Chiragh Dilli,was arrested from the spot. However,he was released on bail later in the day,police said.
A senior police officer said,The BMW was speeding and it hit the autorickshaw in the rear. The impact was such that the autorickshaw driver lost control of the vehicle and it overturned. The passenger,a Kerala-based teacher,and the driver were thrown out of the vehicle. A passerby made a PCR call and a team of policemen reached the spot and arrested the driver of the BMW and took the victims to hospital.
Ravinder Singh is a businessman and runs a firm called Sunrise Outwards Pvt Ltd. He was headed towards Mandi House from India Gate and the autorickshaw was going towards Madhavrao Sindhya Road when the accident happened, the officer said. The auto driver and passenger have been admitted to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. Police will record their statements once they are medically fit. A case of rash and negligent driving has been registered against Ravinder Singh and his car has been impounded,police said.
Gurgaon BMW crash: Driver yet to be arrested
Gurgaon: Even two days after a BMW crashed into another car,killing two persons including a pregnant woman and injuring four others,police are yet to arrest the driver of the BMW.
Despite having the address of the owner of the car,police said the SHO of Sector 29 police station,Jagdish Prasad,has not been able to make the arrest. Meanwhile,police sources said the SHO has been transferred to another station and the matter will have to wait till the new SHO takes charge. On Sunday,the kin of those killed in the accident had alleged minimal cooperation from police. They said the police were not ready to lodge an FIR initially. Though the accident took place around 12 pm on Saturday,the FIR was filed only by 9 pm.
The bodies of Sanjay Gulati (42) and Shama Chopra (30) were handed over to the family members after conducting post-mortem examinations on Sunday. Gulati was running a travel company in Delhi for the last five years and hailed from Jammu and Kashmir. Rajendra Chopra (68),Veena Chopra (65) and Sailesh Sethi (32),who were injured in the accident have been admitted to a private hospital in the city. Another injured,who was in the BMW,was identified as Dakshesh Jaiswal,a BCom student in Delhi University. The BMW is registered in the name of Devendra Sehrawat who is a resident of Sector 14.