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19-year-old killed in road accident

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His car rammed into pavement and water tanker before overturning

A 19-year-old student died after he allegedly lost control of his SUV and rammed a stationary water tanker in southeast Delhi on Sunday.

Ansh Girdhar, a resident of Kalkaji Extension, was returning home when the incident took place on Okhla Estate Road near Hanuman Mandir, said the police.

The police received a call about the accident around 3.30 a.m. Ansh was rushed to AIIMS where he succumbed to injuries, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (South-East) Chinmoy Biswal.

Ansh was speeding when he swerved to avoid a tree trunk and lost control. The car hit a water tanker parked on the roadside before overturning, he said. Ansh was pursuing a course in physiotherapy at an institute in Vasant Kunj, the police said.

A case has been registered at Govindpuri police station, said the police, adding that the body has been handed over to the family after postmortem.

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