Staff Reporter

NEW DELHI: Two persons, including a woman, were killed and three injured in separate accidents in the Capital on Wednesday.

Twenty-two-year-old Gulsaba was killed on the spot and her friend Samsida (21) sustained serious injuries when they were hit by a speeding Scorpio jeep near Apollo Hospitals in the afternoon. Driver Suresh has been arrested. In another accident, 25-year-old Manoj Kumar was killed when a water tanker hit his motorcycle opposite Andrews Ganj in Defence Colony around 11 a.m. The tanker has been impounded, but the driver is absconding.

In the third accident, 24-year-old Vivek Kumar was seriously injured when a rashly driven Whiteline bus hit his cycle near Desh Bandhu College in Kalkaji in the morning.

In a hit-and-run case, a speeding motorcyclist hit 27-year-old Veena of Tuglaqabad near Tara Apartments.