A 21-year-old man died after being mowed down by a rushing specific train close to Modinagar in Ghaziabad on Thursday afternoon, while trying to save a girl who was strolling on the tracks along with her earphones plugged in and failed to discover the approaching train, Ghaziabad police stated on Friday.
The police stated they obtained details about the incident on Friday from the federal government hospital the place the person was taken by his mates. The hospital declared him lifeless on arrival, police stated, earlier than figuring out the deceased as Rajat Sharma alias Vasu, a resident of Modinagar.
“Upon investigation, we got here to know that Sharma and his 5 mates have been sitting close to the tracks consuming drinks on Thursday afternoon once they noticed a girl strolling on the tracks along with her earphones plugged in. They realised that the girl had failed to discover a train that was gaining on her. Sharma initially although that the girl was trying to die by suicide. He ran in the direction of her and pulled her off the tracks simply because the train mowed him down,” stated Sunil Kumar Singh, assistant commissioner of police (Modinagar).
The police stated the chums of the deceased have confirmed the sequence of occasions.
“Aside from the statements of his mates, we additionally took statements of the driving force of the specific train and he confirmed that the person bought hit by the train. An entry of the incident has been made on the Modinagar railway station. We’ve despatched the physique for a autopsy examination and are trying to hint the girl to get her assertion,” the ACP stated.