2 killed by speeding car on highway in Etawah district

  • | Sunday | 26th November, 2023

Kanpur: Two devotees died after being hit by an unknown vehicle on Etawah- Gwalior -Bareilly highway in Badhpura police area of Etawah district on Friday night. The accident took place while the devotees were crossing the road to reach dhaba.Police said that devotees mostly from Bhind district of Madhya Pradesh were going to Mathura in a sleeper bus for circumambulation of Govardhan hill.The bus stopped for refreshment at a dhaba in Badhpura police station area of Etawah- Gwalior-Bareilly Highway. It was while the devotees were crossing the road to go to the dhaba to have food, a 57-year old Ramsia, a primary school teacher and 59-year-old Lalta, residents of Daboh Hanuman Nagar, Bhind, were hit by aspeeding car coming from Etawah side. The two suffered grievous wounds, the police said.After the accident, the car driver fled from the spot. Badhpura police arrived on the information of fellow devotees and took both of them to the district hospital. But the doctors declared both of them brought dead, said the police. The police informed their family members about the accident. Searches are underway to make the arrest of the driver possible, said SP Sanjay Kumar Verma.We also published the following articles recentlyPolice help 10k elderly devotees visit Puri shrinePolice facilitated darshan for elderly and specially abled devotees at Puri Jagannath Temple. Bollywood actor Anupam Kher lauded the police for their compassionate assistance. The temple administration faced criticism for long wait times and poor darshan facilities. In preparation for holy Panchuk, the district administration made elaborate arrangements and requested timely completion of rituals. Encroachments were removed from the Grand Road to provide more space for devotees.Punjab: Police arrest car driver after he runs over two women working on road sideA car driver, Sukhchain Singh of Ramgarh Bora in Patiala District, was arrested by Maloud police after fatally running over two women, Baljinder Kaur and Buddha, who were working under the MNREGA scheme. The incident occurred when the victims were returning from work. The accused driver was charged under sections 279 and 304A of the IPC.

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