Delhi flyover Accident: On 27th August 2020 (Thursday), an accident took place at a Delhi flyover, where two men crashed the car and fall off from the flyover of a height of 40 feet. The two men are now being treated at a hospital in Delhi and are out of danger, the police officials reported.
The police officials added that the accident took place around 11.06 pm on Thursday. Their car Honda City crashed into a Ford endeavor parked on an elevated road in Vikaspuri- Peeragarhi flyover and plunged on the pavement. They added that before coming to a stop, the car topped several times.
It is being believed that the victims managed to survive the dangerous fall just because they were wearing the seat belts. Also, the airbags in the vehicle have cushioned the blow from the impact.
Deepak Purohit DCP (West) informed that it was revealed in the inquiry that the Honda City car going towards Peeragarhi had hit the endeavor cars from behind and after that Honda City fell from the Vikaspuri flyover.
It is believed that the two men were drunk and lost their control.
After the accident, the injured men were rushed to the DDU ( Deen Dayal Upadhyay) Hospital and Sehgal Hospital respectively.
Earlier, Both the injured persons who were inside the Honda City were taken to DDU hospital but later one of them was shifted.
Vijay,29, a farmer and a building material supplier is at the DDU hospital undergoing treatment.
Anuj,29, who runs an electronic appliances shop was shifted to Jaipur Golden Hospital, Rohini from the DDU hospital by his relatives.
The police officials also added that an act of endangered life or personal safety of others of the Indian Penal code (IPC) for the case of rash driving and harming others has been registered at the Vikaspuri Police Station.
There was no other vehicle on the road, so no one else was injured.
Delhi Police will write a letter to the Delhi government, requesting to raise the heights of the sidewalls of the flyovers of Delhi to prevent such accidents in the future, a senior police officer informed.