A 30-year-old man was charred to death after his dashing car rammed a U-turn and caught fire close to Sector 59 Metro station below the jurisdiction of Section 3 police station in Noida early Monday morning, stated senior cops, including that it’s suspected that after the collision, the car doorways of the Toyota Corolla Altis locked by itself and the deceased was unable to get out and save himself.
The accident has additionally introduced to fore the structural defect of the U-turn, which in the previous has been recognized by the town police, the visitors police, and the fire division as accident-prone as drivers coming from the Ghaziabad aspect usually get confused on recognizing the U-turn, which covers two lanes of the primary highway. The Noida authority stated they are going to survey the spot to redesign the U-turn.
Section 3, station home officer, Vijay Kumar stated, “The deceased was recognized as Sahit Modem, 30, a resident of JM Aroma Society in Sector 75. After his research, he was trying to find a job whereas his father, Uday Bhaskar, is a retired authorities worker.”
“On Sunday, Modem had gone to meet a good friend in Ghaziabad. On Monday round 3am, when he was returning house in his Altis, his car rammed the sting of the U-turn, situated close to the Sector 59 metro station,” stated SHO Kumar, including that the collision was so intense that the entrance portion of the car was utterly broken and it and climbed on to the U-turn divider.
Momura police outpost in-charge, sub-inspector Vineet Yadav stated, “Prima facie, it’s suspected that the car caught fire after the collision, and both due to accidents sustained or as a result of the car doorways received locked, Modem was unable to exit the burning car.”
“The safety guard of a close-by manufacturing facility noticed the accident and he instantly alerted the police. A staff rushed to the spot, whereas fire tenders have been additionally alerted,” stated SI Yadav.
Section 3 fire officer Yogendra Prasad stated, “The fire management room acquired data round 3.19am and we instantly rushed to the spot. Initially, we suspected that the driving force exited the car however as we doused the flames utterly, we have been shocked to discover the deceased in the driving force’s seat.”
Police recognized the deceased with the assistance of the registration variety of the car. Later, his members of the family have been alerted.
SI Yadav stated, “Round a month in the past, a bus additionally rammed the divider of the identical U-turn.”
“Non-friendly pedestrian infrastructure and U-turns are the primary causes for accidents in the district,” stated Anurag Kulshrestha, advisor to Gautam Budh Nagar’s highway security cell and president of TRAX, a highway security NGO.
“For instance, the best lane is devoted for overtaking, however at that spot, you will see that that the best two lanes are blocked by the U-turn, which ends up in confusion amongst drivers and drive drivers to drive in the flawed lane.
Deputy commissioner of police, visitors, Anil Kumar Yadav stated, “After the inspection, we are going to write to the Noida authority, asking it to redesign the U-turn as quickly as attainable as it’s accident-prone.”
“Quickly, we are going to conduct a survey and redesign the U-turn to keep away from such accidents in the long run,” stated Noida authority deputy common supervisor SP Singh.
In accordance to the Noida visitors police, in 2023, 1,176 accidents have been reported in the district, in which 470 individuals have been killed and 858 injured. In 2022, 437 individuals have been killed in 1,122 accidents whereas 856 individuals sustained accidents.