Delhi

Auto driver, passenger killed in accident

Driver must have dozed off resulting in accident: police

Two persons, including an auto driver, were killed and three passengers injured when the autorickshaw rammed a stationary vehicle on an outer road in Jahangirpuri on Tuesday.

It seems that the auto driver, Sukhvinder, lost balance as he had dozed off, the police said. There was no alcohol found in the driver’s body.

After the police reached the spot, they rescued the injured persons and rushed them to a hospital. One passenger, Rahul, was declared brought dead.

“The three other passengers have received serious injuries but their condition is stable,” said a police officer.

He confirmed that a case under Indian Penal Code sections of rash driving and the fatal accident has been registered at Jahangirpuri police station.

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Printable version | Feb 22, 2020 1:39:45 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/auto-driver-passenger-killed-in-accident/article28336596.ece

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