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Speeding car runs over 13 people at Kashmere Gate

New Delhi: Thirteen homeless people, sleeping on a footpath, were run over by a speeding vehicle at Nigam Bodh Ghat in New Delhi's Kashmere Gate area late on Sunday night.An eyewitness said that all 13

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk Updated on: August 18, 2014 12:22 IST
speeding car runs over 13 people at kashmere gate
speeding car runs over 13 people at kashmere gate

New Delhi: Thirteen homeless people, sleeping on a footpath, were run over by a speeding vehicle at Nigam Bodh Ghat in New Delhi's Kashmere Gate area late on Sunday night.


An eyewitness said that all 13 people were sleeping on the pavement when a speeding Mahindra Quanto ran over them.

Another eyewitness said that there were two people -- one woman and driver -- inside the vehicle at the time of incident.

As soon as police was informed about the incident, they rushed to the spot and cordoned-off the area.

The vehicle was coming from Jahangir Puri and heading towards ITO. Both were caught in a compromising position, police said.

“The incident took place around 10 pm. All 13 people were sleeping on foothpath when a speeding Mahindra Quanto ran over them.,” DCP (North) Madhur Verma said.

All the injured persons have been rushed to a hospital for medical assistance, he said.

The driver of the vehicle and woman are now in police custody, Varma added.

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