Gurgaon, May 8 (PTI) Police have arrested the accused driver of speeding SUV that rammed into a cab at an underpass on Golf Course Road on Sunday, killing two people and severely injuring the IndiGo woman pilot heading to the airport.Also Read - Azam Khan Shifted to ICU Ward in Lucknow as Condition Worsens
The SUV speeding down the wrong lane of Golf Course Road smashed into the IndiGo cab inside Sikanderpur underpass early Sunday morning, leaving woman pilot Suvarna Sripalli Gayatri (30) critically injured and the driver and guard in the cab’s front seats dead. Also Read - Sitaram Yechury's Son Ashish Yechury Dies Of Covid-19 In Gurgaon Hospital
The occupants of the SUV had escaped from the spot after the accident. Also Read - Time For Quick Restrictive Lockdown, Says Dr Naresh Trehan As Covid Cases Rise Sharply
Mohammad Sazid was arrested on Monday evening after he was discharged from a hospital where he had gone for treatment following the accident, said Ravinder Kumar, PRO of Gurgaon Police.
His two friends were also inside the SUV at the time of accident and suffered minor injuries. They were returning from Rishikesh and mistakenly entered the underpass from wrong side of the 16-lane Golf Course on Sunday morning, Kumar said.
The victims were taken to Neel Kanth hospital where the driver, Vinod Yadav, and security guard Kishore Kumar died of multiple injuries during treatment, a senior police officer said.
However, IndiGo pilot Gayatri sitting in the rear seat is battling for life in Medanta hospital in the city, the officer said.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.