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Uttarakhand official mows down three people, including two kids, while driving in Tehri

The horrific accident was recorded on the CCTV camera. it showed a white car hitting the woman and kids. The impact was so high that the victims fell far away. The car also turtled after the hit.

Edited By: Shubham Bajpai Dehradun Published on: June 25, 2024 14:34 IST
High speeding car mows down three, including two children in Uttarakhand
Image Source : SOCIAL MEDIA High speeding car mows down three, including two children in Uttarakhand

In a tragic accident, a woman and her two nieces were killed after a speeding car ran over them in Uttarakhand’s Tehri. 

The accident occurred in Tehri's Bourari area at around 7 pm on Monday by a car allegedly driven by Jakhnidhar's block development officer, the police official said on Tuesday. The accident was recorded in a nearby CCTV camera. The footage showed a white car hit so impactfully that the victims jumped and fell far away. 

According to JR Joshi, Tehri's Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP), deceased Reena Negi (36) was taking a walk with her two nieces namely Anvita Negi and Agrima Negi. While Agrima was 11 years old, younger Anvita was merely 7 years of age. While they were on a walk on Palika Karyalaya Road on Monday evening, the speeding car of Jakhnidhar's BDO DP Chamoli knocked them down. ASP Joshi further said that BDO Chamoli was driving the car at the time of the accident and was subsequently arrested by the police.

He added that Reena died on the spot while the kids were rushed to the hospital and were declared dead upon her arrival.

Speaking about the accident, Chief Medical Superintendent Dr Amit Rai said that two other people sustained injuries in the accident and were currently receiving treatment at the district hospital.

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