A lady was killed after the car she was travelling in with 4 others overturned on the elevated road in Noida late Friday night time, police mentioned, including that the car was being pushed at a excessive velocity and everybody within the car had allegedly consumed alcohol. 4 others within the car sustained minor accidents and had been discharged after first-aid, mentioned police.
Based on the police, the group — two ladies and three males — left Sector 19 in Noida round midnight to have parathas from Murthal.
Police mentioned Bhumika, 25, died on the spot after her head went via the entrance windscreen of the car within the influence of the crash. Police mentioned the car was being pushed at a excessive velocity and the driving force misplaced management of the car and crashed into the divider earlier than overturning. The opposite 4 occupants — Robin Prabhash, Arpit, Abhishek and Shweta — acquired minor accidents and had been discharged after therapy from the district hospital.
Police mentioned 5 of them labored collectively at a personal instructional society, whereas the sixth particular person, Shweta, is Prabhash’s buddy.
“We spoke to the group and learnt that the buddies had met at Prabhash’s home in Sector 19 and consumed alcohol there. They determined to have parathas from Murthal and left in a Nissan car, which was being pushed by Prabhash. The car misplaced management on the elevated road and hit the divider on the best facet earlier than overturning. The car occupants claimed that the velocity was solely round 70 kmph however we consider it was larger. We’re investigating the matter,” mentioned Ashutosh Dwivedi, further deputy commissioner of police, Noida.
He mentioned Bhumika’s household has been contacted and so they have arrived from Gwalior. The autopsy report is awaited, following which the household can be anticipated to file a grievance.
“The car is of a sturdy construct, that’s the reason the others escaped with minor accidents. Nevertheless, Bhumika crashed via the entrance windscreen and died on the spot,” mentioned the ADCP.
The velocity restrict on the Noida elevated road is 60 kmph and the cameras fantastic anybody who drives over a velocity of 70 kmph. Because it is likely one of the first spots within the metropolis the place cameras had been made useful, most automobiles have a tendency to keep up low velocity for worry of getting fined, visitors officers mentioned.
Deputy commissioner of police (visitors) Anil Kumar Yadav mentioned the accident was the primary speed-related incident on the elevated road previously six months.
Speeding is among the many prime visitors offences in Gautam Budh Nagar with 37,261 fines issued for the offence in 2022, in line with the visitors police. General, speeding is the fourth most typical offence; the three most typical being not carrying helmet, no parking and driving on the improper facet, mentioned visitors police.