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Three injured as speeding car falls off flyover in Gurugram

Gurugram, April 16 (IANS) Three youths were critically injured when the car they were traveling in fell off the Jharsa flyover on the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway late on Monday night. The victims, aged between 18 to 23, were rushed to a private hospital for treatment.

According to officials, the injured individuals, identified as Rishab and Naman from Gurugram, along with a third yet-to-be-identified person, were in the car when the driver lost control and crashed into the central median of the flyover. Subsequently, the car fell 15 feet below onto the main carriageway.

Fortunately, at the time of the accident, there was no other vehicular movement on the road, which may have escalated the casualties. Passersby and officials from the NHAI and police aided in rescuing the injured youths and transferring them to a nearby private hospital.

The police are currently investigating the incident to determine the cause of the crash, with preliminary inquiries indicating that the car was being driven at high speed and recklessly. It is yet to be confirmed whether the individuals were under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident.

The severity of the injuries sustained by the youths is significant, as stated by police sources. Further updates on the investigation and the condition of the victims are awaited as more information becomes available.

IANS

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