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Bentley, driven by Ponty Chadha's nephew, hits auto, kills foreigner in Delhi

The car hit a lamppost after hitting the autorickhsaw. The front portion of the car was completely damaged, while the autorickshaw was mangled after the accident. 

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Published on: February 18, 2019 20:46 IST
The mangled remains of the auto rickshaw which was hit by a
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The mangled remains of the auto rickshaw which was hit by a Bentley sedan car reportedly driven by industrialist Ponty Chadha's nephew seen at the accident site, in New Delhi, Monday

A speeding luxury car today rammed into an auto-rickshaw at Luteyn Delhi's Vinay Marg, killing a foreign national. The car was being driven by 19-year-old Ashis Singh Chadha, a relative of business tycoon Ponty Chadha. 

The incident took place around 1.32 pm after which police rushed to the spot, they added. Ashis was caught by locals after the accident and was handed over to police.

The autorickshaw was carrying three women who belong to Turkistan. One of the women succumbed to injuries, while the other two women are currently undergoing treatment at a city hospital, police said. The auto driver was also injured in the accident, which happened on Vinay Marg in Chanakyapuri, which houses several embassies, they added.

The car hit a lamppost after hitting the autorickhsaw. The front portion of the car was completely damaged, while the autorickshaw was mangled after the accident. The blood samples of the errant car driver did not reveal any traces of alcohol.

In 2012, Ponty Chadha was killed along with his brother after both sides fired at each other.

(With inputs from PTI)

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