4 killed 5 hurt as speeding car falls off Yamuna Expressway

first_imgGreater Noida: In yet another major road accident on the 165-km long accident prone expressway, four among nine occupants of a speeding SUV car died while others were critically injured after the car lost control and fell off the Yamuna Expressway near Zero point in Greater Noida on Sunday morning.Cops said that all the victims worked at same IT company in Noida and had gone for a long drive on Sunday morning. As per police officials, the incident occurred around 9:30 am when nine employees of Terasys IT solutions private limited company of Noida had gone for long drive in a new Ford Endeavour car which was owned by company’s director. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murder”They were returning from Aligarh towards Noida when the driver of speeding vehicle lost his control and the car fell from the e-way after colliding with the boundary” said police. Tanu Upadhyay, Circle Officer, Greater Noida said that the car fell from a height of 30 feet from the ground after breaking the boundary fencing of the expressway. “Police received a PCR call around 9:50 am from a passerby and a team rushed to the spot. The car was completely damaged as it had fallen from a height of 30 feet. All the occupants who were critically injured were immediately taken to nearby Yatharth and Kailash hospitals where four of them were declared dead by the doctors while five of them have been admitted for treatment,” said Upadhyay. Also Read – Two brothers held for snatchingsAccording to police, among the deceased persons were Chandra Mohan Yadav (26), a native of Mayur Vihar-3, Naveen (32) of Meerut, Sheela from Noida and Shiv Vijay (33), a native of Sant Kabir Nagar. Among the injured were director of the company Ashish Sood (34), a native of Shimla, Abhishek Tyagi (25) of Ghaziabad, Saleem (20), Sushmita (22) and Nancy (25), natives of Delhi and Noida. A victim, Saleem, who was also in the car at the time of incident said that Abhishek Tyagi was driving the car at the time of incident. “The car was moving at a very high speed when it collided with the boundary. I was sitting on the rear seat and fell unconscious after the collision” said Saleem. Cops also suspect that the car was being driven at a speed of over 100 kmph. Meanwhile, police also recorded statement of the survivors who told them that a few of them had consumed alcohol during their ride. However police are waiting for medical reports to confirm.last_img

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