Three killed in two road accidents in Delhi

Last Updated: Mon, Feb 25, 2013 18:20 hrs

New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Three people, including two women, died while two others were critically injured in two separate road accidents here since Sunday night, said police Monday.

In the first incident, two pedestrians died and two others suffered critical injuries after a speeding car rammed into them in west Delhi's Dwarka Monday afternoon.

Police said that the incident occurred around 1 p.m. when Sonia, 40, was returning home from her office in her car.

"Initial investigation revealed that the car was traveling at a very high speed and Sonia lost control over the vehicle. She rammed the car into some of the pedestrians," said a police officer.

The deceased have been identified as Draupadi, 67, and Meena, 48. Two others - Ryan Bansal and Poonam - were critically injured in the accident and are battling for their life in a hospital.

Sonia was arrested from the spot and a case of rash and negligent driving has been registered against her.

In another incident, a 24-year-old youth was killed after the bike he was riding caught fire after colliding with a truck in Samaipur Badli area on the outskirts of the city Sunday night.

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