Three friends on way to Shimla from Delhi die in a road accident near Shahabad | Gurgaon News

SHAHABAD: Three amongst 5 Delhi-based friends died in a deadly road crash whereas on their way from Delhi to Shimla in a automobile near a petrol pump in Shahabad-Markanda city in Kurukshetra district on National Highway (NH) 44 (GT Road), after unknown car allegedly rammed them from behind at about 12.30 am on Wednesday, instructed the police.
The deceased have been recognized as Shantanu (23), Manish Sehrawat (21) of Mahipalpur, Delhi and Chirag (23) of Vasant Kunj, Delhi, and people injured in the accident embody Manish’s brother Jatin Sehrawat (19) of Mahipalpur and Shubham (20) of New Enclave, Vasant Kunj, Delhi.
On receiving the knowledge, the Kurukshetra police reached the spot and rescued the occupants of mangled automobile and rushed them to the neighborhood well being centre (CHC), Shahabad, the place the docs declared Chirag and Shantanu lifeless in the evening and referred Manish, Jatin, and Shubham to Adesh Medical College and Hospital, Shahabad, instructed the police.
“Manish later died at Adesh Hospital while Jatin and Shubham are admitted and undergoing treatment”, mentioned investigation officer (IO) sub-inspector (SI) Mahipal, in-charge of Shahabad HUDA police publish.
SI Mahipal mentioned, “The family members of deceased were called from Delhi who informed that they are students had left for Shimla from home at about 9.30pm last night due to their vacations. At about 12.30 am when they reached near Shahabad, they met with an accident as their car after piercing the divider on GT Road got rammed into a Himachal Pradesh number canter loaded with apples which was moving in his lane towards Delhi on the other side. The reason behind the loss of balance is a matter of investigation as of the five occupants of the car, three have lost lives and two are undergoing treatment and unfit to give statement yet. The canter driver also suffered loss and he has no mistake in this accident.”
SI Mahipal mentioned, the lifeless our bodies of three deceased have been handed over to their household after conducting their autopsy in Kurukshetra on Wednesday and two injured are present process remedy at Adesh Hospital. He added that the matter is being investigated and statements of injured individuals are but to be recorded.
Meanwhile, on the grievance of an eyewitness Ramandeep Singh of Ranjit Nagar, Shahabad, who owns Manmohan Petrol Pump at GT Road in Shahabad, the Kurukshetra police have registered a case towards unknown car driver beneath Section 279 (rash driving), 337 (inflicting harm by act endangering life or private security of others) and 304-A (inflicting loss of life by negligence) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at Shahabad police station at 12.04 pm on Wednesday.
Ramandeep said to the police, “I own a petrol pump on GT Road in Shahabad and at 12.30 am on Wednesday, I was about to leave for my home. Suddenly, a car with four-five youths as its occupant came from the Kurukshetra side and after hitting the central divider on the GT Road it got rammed into a canter. I reached the spot and informed the police. The ambulance and police reached there. I came to know that three youths among them have died while two are undergoing treatment with serious injuries. It appeared to me that the car was hit by some unknown vehicle from behind due to which this accident took place.”


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