Damaged car lying after the accident
– Photo: Amar Ujala
On Wednesday night near Malai Mandir on the Outer Ring Road in the area of Vasant Vihar Police Station, a Thar driver hit a car and crushed eight people, including six children, while trying to escape. Munna Kumar (28), a teenager and street vendor, died in hospital while six injured, including five children, are being treated at AIIMS trauma center. Police arrested Ajay Kumar Yadav (39), a resident of Bihar, and Chej Bahadur (40), a resident of Nepal, who were driving the car shortly after the accident. The suspect had gone out to have fun with the owner’s car after drinking alcohol on Holi. Bottles of alcohol and beer were found in the car. Medical examination has confirmed the use of alcohol by the suspect.