Woman hit by speeding car in Delhi, dies

New Delhi: A 65-year-old woman died here on Wednesday after she was hit by a speeding car near her house, the police said.

The deceased was identified as Janki Kumari, a resident of Jheel Khurenja area.

The police received a call regarding the accident from Goel Hospital in Krishna Nagar regarding the admission of a woman in an unconscious condition following an accident.

“Later on, she was declared dead,” a senior police officer said.

The police officer further said that after recording the statement of Tarun Bakshi, a family member of the deceased, a case under Sections 279 (rash driving), and 304 A (culpable homicide) was registered at Geeta Colony police station.

The case has been registered against Mukul Rathor (25), a resident of the same locality.

“The accused has been arrested. He was returning to his house when the incident occurred. The postmortem is being conducted,” the police officer said.


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