Haryana: Haryana Police on Wednesday said that two people were killed including an oil tanker truck driver and his helper while three occupants of a Rolls-Royce were injured in the collision of heavy vehicle and the luxury car on Delhi-Mumbai-Baroda Expressway.
On a Tuesday afternoon, a tragic accident occurred near Umri village under Nagina police station limits. A tanker truck, recklessly driving on the wrong side, collided head-on with a car, resulting in a devastating collision, according to authorities.
The car, a limousine, immediately burst into flames upon impact with the tanker. Fortunately, the quick response of the occupants’ relatives, who were trailing closely in another vehicle, led to the rescue of all five individuals from the blazing limousine.
Regrettably, the crash claimed the lives of two individuals: the tanker truck driver Rampreet and his assistant Kuldeep, both hailing from Uttar Pradesh.
Of the car’s occupants, three sustained injuries. These individuals were identified as Divya and Tasbir from Chandigarh, along with Vikas from Delhi. They are currently undergoing treatment at Gurugram’s Medanta Hospital.
Promptly informed about the incident, the police reached the accident site. Assistant Sub-Inspector Ashok Kumar, the investigating officer, stated that after obtaining statements from the injured parties, an FIR will be filed.
The ASI further conveyed that the families of the accident victims have been notified about the unfortunate event. The incident underscores the importance of responsible driving and adhering to traffic rules to prevent such catastrophic outcomes.