One killed after Class XII student runs car over people on footpath

20 April, 2017, 13:27 | Author: Leticia Walters
  • Delhi Class 12 Student Runs Car Over Five People 1 Dead

In yet another incident of rash driving, a speeding vehicle ran over people who were sleeping on a pavement near Delhi's Kashmiri Gate area. Last year in April, a 17-year-old boy allegedly knocked dead a man with his father's Mercedes in Civil Lines in Delhi, he was later charged with with culpable homicide due to his past record of negligent driving.

According to reports, at least three persons were also injured in the incident.

The incident is believed to have taken place at 5.45 am on Thursday morning when the students were celebrating after finishing their Class 12 exams, reported NDTV.

The report also noted that the student would be turning 18 in four months time.

Narwal said the errant driver is a resident of Model Town area. The DCP, however, has refused to reveal his name until the age was confirmed. "He told us that he was accompanied by his two friends", Narwal said.

Just a day earlier, a 21-year-old youth lost his life while four of his friends, including a woman, were injured after their auto hit a tree in outer Delhi's Alipur area.

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