A CRPF jawan was killed and two others were injured after an over-speeding Mercedes rammed into their cab in New Delhi’s Greater Kailash area. The accident took place when the Mercedes, driven by a teenager, jumped the red light in south Delhi's Greater Kailash 1 aroun 11 pm on Thursday. Vinod Kumar (36) and Babulal Yadav (38) were discharged after treatment. The third passenger Narender succumb to his injuries today. Unconfirmed report say that the teenager has been arrested. He is said to be son of a Noida business. He used to study in London.
The trio worked as constables with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and were residents of quarters in sector 4, Pushp Vihar, the police said.
The incident took place at Archana crossing in GK-I at around 11 pm. The Mercedes, being driven by the 19-year-old, was coming from the Siri Fort road side when it jumped a red light and hit a Wagon R car, they said.
The Wagon R was being driven by Vinod Kumar. It was coming from Moolchand side and heading towards Chirag Delhi, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Vijay Kumar said.
On reaching the spot, the injured were shifted to the trauma centre by the PCR staff, the officer said. On Vinod Kumar's complaint, a case was registered and the Mercedes arrested, the officer added. The teen is pursuing an undergraduate course in commerce from London and is presently on vacation. His father is in the iron business in Noida, the officer added. Medical examination confirmed that no one was under the influence of alcohol at the time of incident, the police said, adding further investigation is underway.