Haryana woman dies after hair gets stuck in go-kart, scalp torn off

Last Updated: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 15:36 hrs
Haryana woman dies after hair gets stuck in go-kart

Panchkula: A woman died of scalping after her hair got stuck in the tyre of a go-kart car ride at an amusement park near Yadavindra Gardens in Panchkula's Pinjore.

The 28-year-old woman identified as Puneet Kaur hailed from Rampura Phul city of Bathinda district.

The body of the deceased was handed over to the family after initial inquiry.

Family members said Puneet along with her Husband Amardeep Singh, two-year-old son and relatives visited the amusement park on Wednesday for an outing on their way back from Timber Trail in Parwanoo. 

According to sources, the victim was wearing a helmet but her hair came loose from her bun and got stuck in the chain set of the go-kart. As the car was moving, her scalp was pulled out within minutes - a horrific sight that her family has to watch.

The family has demanded for a FIR or complaint against the park's management. However, an official of the park said 'it was an accident' and that the person driving should ensure to wear proper headgear before go-karting.

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