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Tractor driver kills 1, injures 4

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Sep 25, 2018, 1:23 am IST
Updated : Sep 25, 2018, 1:23 am IST

According to Neha, the eyewitness and sister of the deceased, she and Karan went to her brother-in-law’s home at Sunder Nagri for Ganapati Visarjan.

(Representational image)
 (Representational image)

New Delhi: The Delhi police on arrested a tractor driver, who allegedly ramped into a crowd when he accidentally pressed the accelerator instead of the brake, leaving one dead and injuring four women.

The incident took place hardly 1 km away from the Nand Nagri police station at around 2 pm on Sunday. The deceased, identified as Karan (16), was a resident of Khoda Colony in Ghaziabad.

 

According to Neha, the eyewitness and sister of the deceased, she and Karan went to her brother-in-law’s home at Sunder Nagri for Ganapati Visarjan.

At around 1.30 pm on Sunday, they took the Ganpati idol for immersion. They were dancing, along with the other devotees, in front of a tractor in which the Ganapati idol was placed.

During the celebration, the tractor driver suddenly started dancing. In doing so, he lost control of the vehicle and accidently pressed the accelerator instead of the brake.

Meanwhile, the driver left the tractor and fled from the spot.

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