31-yr-old dies in hit-&-run crash outside Sikanderpur underpass

  • | Saturday | 25th November, 2023

Gurgaon: A 31-year-old man died in a road accident when he was allegedly hit by a vehicle outside Sikanderpur underpass in DLF 3 around 3am on Thursday, police said.According to the police, he was identified as Amarnath Pathak, a resident of Nathupur. A police officer they believe Pathak was on foot at the time of the incident, but his family claimed he was on a bike taxi, when the incident happened.Complainant Munna Kumar, Pathaks brother-in-law, told the police that Pathak had told his wife on a phone call sometime before the accident that he would be getting an Uber bike home. After waiting for a couple of hours, we tried to reach his phone, but there was no response. The next thing we received was a phone call around 8am informing us about his accident, he said.The deceased was brought to the general hospital in Sector 10, where doctors declared him dead upon arrival. Hospital staff informed both police and the deceaseds family of the incident and cops began their investigation.According to the police, when a team of officers reached the accident spot, they did not find any damaged vehicle or belongings of the deceased there.Since we did not find any damaged vehicle, we are anticipating that the victim was on foot. We also tried to look for his phone to check whether he booked any ride with Uber or Ola, as per the familys claims, but its missing. There are CCTV cameras inside the underpass that we are yet to check today. However, the accident took place outside the underpass, and there are no cameras there, said an officer.An FIR has been registered against the unidentified accused under section 279 (rash driving) and 304A (death by accident) of the IPC at the DLF Phase 1 police station.We also published the following articles recentlyThree members of Pune family die in accidentThree family members, including a five-year-old girl, were killed and two others injured in a tragic accident on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway. The accident occurred when a compact SUV, carrying the family from Gujarat to Pune, jumped a road divider and collided with a tanker. The deceased have been identified as Harshad Godbole, his daughter Anandi, and his brother-in-law Milind Vaidya. Godboles wife and son sustained injuries and are receiving medical treatment. The police have registered a case of accidental death.Loss of life in road accidents ruins fortune of families: Vizag police chief Ravi ShankarVizag police chief Ravi Shankar observed World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims in Vizag city. He emphasized the need to work collectively for safer roads and to mitigate road accidents. The Vizag city road has been claiming at least 300 lives and causing injuries to over 900 in a year, affecting the livelihood of the victims families. In Andhra Pradesh alone, over 8,000 people have lost their lives in road accidents in a year. Ensuring road safety is the priority of Vizag police, who will follow the EEE formulae and work with various organizations and wings to save the lives of motorists.HC to police: How did a road accident accused change from woman to man?Bombay high court has issued a notice to the joint commissioner of police, Thane, and the deputy commissioner of police (Zone 3), Kalyan, asking why legal action, including for contempt of court, should not be initiated for non-compliance of its order that directed the former to conduct an inquiry and explain how an accused in a road accident turned from a woman into a man.

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