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ASI hurt as speeding car hits him

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : May 3, 2018, 6:20 am IST
Updated : May 3, 2018, 6:20 am IST

Both the driver and his friend were found to be in an inebriated condition at the time of the incident, the police said.

Both the driver and his friend were found to be in an inebriated condition at the time of the incident, the police said. (Representational Image)
 Both the driver and his friend were found to be in an inebriated condition at the time of the incident, the police said. (Representational Image)

New Delhi: A Delhi traffic police assistant Sub Inspector sustained grievous injuries after he was hit by a speeding CAR, Camry, in South Delhi’s posh Panscheel Enclave area on late Tuesday night.

The ASI along with other police personnel  were on duty and were checking the vehicles when the driver of a Toyota Camry car, a BBA student of Jagannath Institute of Management and Sciences, hit him.

 

 Romil Baaniya, deputy commissioner of police, (DCP) South, said, “On Tuesday night, at around 2am, ASI Harender along with other staff were on picket duty near the Panchsheel Park.

Then a speeding car, Toyota Camry, driven by one Harsh Vardhan, came along. The car first hit Harender and then rammed the barricade. The accident left ASI Harender with a fracture on his leg and hand,”

 The police said that with the help of the locals, the traffic personnel arrested Harsh Vardhan and his friend, Shobhit, after admitting Harender was rushed to the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences Trauma Centre.

Both the driver and his friend were found to be in an inebriated condition at the time of the incident, the police said.

 

The police added Harsh Vardhan was studying BBA from the Jagannath Institute of Management and Sciences (JIMS)

 Mr Baaniya also said, “We have filed a case under Section 279 (rash driving) and 337 (causing hurt endangering one’s life) of the Indian Penal Code and 185 of the Motor Vehicle Act against the driver of the car at the Haus Khas police station. The driver was arrested in the case.”

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