According to a new traffic report, a retired government official (aged 79) and his wife (62), a homemaker, were run over by a vehicle at Dwarka in the western part of Delhi. The information was revealed this Tuesday by the local police. The unfortunate event that was captured in CCTV footage occurred last Sunday evening at Sector 11. It has since gone viral on social media.
The Indian police are not sure if the driver was on call at the time when she ran over the elderly couple
Deepakshi Choudhary, who happens to be living within the Appu Enclave of the sector, claimed that she was thinking about something when the sad event happened. However, an officer added that it was yet unknown whether she was on a phone call at the time of the accident.
Santosh Kumar Meena, who is the Dwarka deputy commissioner of police, claimed that the woman mowed down 79-year-old Shanti Swaroop Arora and his wife, 62-year-old Anjona Arora. From the video, a Baleno struck the elderly couple and ran over them.
Watch the viral clip here:
Dwarka accident women drove car on two senior citizen, Women arrested, video viral
A woman was spotted coming out of her car, where she approached the back of the car before finally calling someone after removing her phone from the car. We also learnt that people rushed to the spot of the crash and attempted to save the victims by pushing back the hatchback. We could see one of the victims lying at the back of the car.
According to a police officer, the female driver was apprehended and later released on bail. However, a case under the Indian Penal Code on causing death by negligence and reckless driving has been registered against the woman. The police also disclosed that Choudhary wasn’t driving under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident. She is reported to be a staff of a multinational company. The police also said that the son of the deceased living abroad has arrived in Delhi.