One dead after speeding car rams into another in Dwarka
A 22-year-old man was killed while another got seriously injured after a speeding car rammed into another car in Dwarka, Delhi in the early hours of Thursday, police said. The deceased was identified as Akash Rana (22), a resident of Haryana's Panipat. His colleague Rahul Rana (23) was seriously injured in the incident and was admitted to Deen Dayal Upadhyay hospital, the police said.
Both of them were returning from an office party
"The deceased and the injured man worked in an insurance company. They were returning from a hotel in Dwarka sector 22 after attending an office party," a senior police officer said. "Around 1 am, the police received information regarding an accident at the red light crossing of Dwarka sectors 6 and 7," a senior officer said.
A Mercedes and Ford Figo were involved in the accident
"A Mercedes and a Ford Figo were involved in the accident. The driver of the Mercedes is absconding. The vehicle is registered in the name of Ajay Kumar Singh of Jharkhand," Deputy Commissioner of Police (Dwarka) Santosh Kumar Meena said.
Case registered under IPC Sections 279, 337 and 304A
A case under Sections 279 (rash driving or riding on a public way), 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others), and 304A (causing death by negligence) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) have been registered, the police said. "A probe is underway regarding the accident," the police further added.
The body has been sent for post-mortem
"The body of the deceased has been sent for post-mortem," the police added. The police is going through the CCTV footage obtained from the area to ascertain the identity of the accused.Share this timeline