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  Metros   Delhi  17 May 2017  Flyover mishap: Another teen dies, toll rises to four

Flyover mishap: Another teen dies, toll rises to four

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : May 17, 2017, 2:55 am IST
Updated : May 17, 2017, 2:55 am IST

The two girls tried stopping several autorickshaws but they refused to ply to Narela they had also tried to avail a cab but that too was unavailable.

Probe revealed that the youth driving the car had lost control while trying to save a group of cyclists after the car had started wobbling when its rear tyre came off. (Representational image)
 Probe revealed that the youth driving the car had lost control while trying to save a group of cyclists after the car had started wobbling when its rear tyre came off. (Representational image)

New Delhi: One more student injured, in the Honda city accident in Punjabi Bagh area, succumbed to her injuries on Tuesday morning. Police say that the girl, Garima, was admitted to a private hospital. The condition of the others are still said to be critical. Family members of Garima would also donate her eyes on Wednesday.

Probe revealed that the youth driving the car had lost control while trying to save a group of cyclists after the car had started wobbling when its rear tyre came off. Family members say that if it was not for repeated refusals by autorickshaws, Garima would not have boarded the ill-fated car. She had the other deceased Ritu around 7am and asked her to meet her outside her house in Inderpuri.

“The last thing she to told us was that she was running late and had to rush. Some one from the family would have dropped her if we knew she was unable to get an autorickshaw or a cab,” said one of Garima’s family members. The two girls tried stopping several autorickshaws but they refused to ply to Narela, they had also tried to avail a cab but that too was unavailable.

Finally Garima had called Sanchit asking for a way out when they decided to return back and pick up the two girls from Inderpuri. Garima’s father Karan Gupta has a business selling utensils at a market in Inderpuri. The boys had already travelled half way towards Narela when Garima called Sanchit and asked them to return and pick them up. “While on his way back towards Narela, Rajat was speeding to reach quickly,” said a police officer. probing the case.

He had lost control of the vehicle when the tyre came off and it had swerved towards the left when he tried to avoid hitting some cyclist. Instead of hitting the concrete boundary, the car rammed through the railings over the railway line.

Police say that the remains of the car would be examined by a team of experts who would prepare a report on the cause of the accident. Meanwhile, police say that the other three victims are still said to be critical. They have been shifted to the ICUs for treatment.

Tags: honda city accident, autorickshaws
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi