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Gurugram Road Rage: Speeding Car Hits Motorcycle, Drags It For Over 4 Km; Video Goes Viral
In their complaint with the police, the two men alleged that they fell off their bike from the impact of the hit and the bike they were travelling was dragged by the motorist for about 4km even as they it was stuck to the front grill of the vehicle.
New Delhi: In a chilling reminder to the Delhi’s Khanjawala hit-and-drag incident on New Year’s day, two youths had a narrow escape after the motorcycle they were riding was allegedly hit by a speeding car from behind and were dragged for about four kilomteres in Haryana’s Gurugram on Wednesday night. According to the police, the incident took place in the Sector 62 area of Gurugram.
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The two men were on their way home from work when a speeding four-wheeler came from behind and hit their two-wheeler. In their complaint with the police, they alleged that they fell off their bike from the impact of the hit and the bike they were travelling was dragged by the motorist for about 4km even as they it was stuck to the front grill of the vehicle.
A video of the Honda City car dragging the motorcycle in Sector 65 showing a lot of sparks fly also went viral on social media.
Gurugram – Car dragged bike for 4 km.
Bike rider collided with two youths in Sector 62 #Gurugram #Accident #Viralvideo pic.twitter.com/rY6sYcqYlp
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They further alleged that the person driving the vehicle was drunk and did not stop even after their bike got stuck under the four-wheeler. They claimed that they kept on shouting but the motorist did not listen to them and kept on driving. However, they did not suffer any major injuries in the incident.
They said they managed to take photographs of the scene and later shared the same with the police while lodging the complaint against the unidentified motorist.
Based on the complaint of the motorcyclist, an FIR was registered against the car driver under sections 279 (rash driving), 336 (act endangering life or personal safety of others), 427 (causing damage) of the Indian Penal Code at the Sector 65 police station.
“We have arrested the accused identified as Sushant Mehta, a resident of Faridabad, and taken his car into custody. The accused is working with a private firm in Sector 63”, said Subhash Boken, spokesman of Gurugram Police.
In a similar incident on New Year’s night, a 20-year-old woman died after being allegedly hit by a car and dragged for a few kilometres in outer Delhi’s Khanjawala. The woman was abandoned dead in the middle of the street, with her clothes torn and tattered from the alleged dragging incident. A total of seven persons, including the five occupants of the car, were arrested in the wake of the incident.
(With inputs from agencies)
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