Three AIIMS doctors killed, four critical in accident on Yamuna Expressway

18 March 2018, 09:59 AM
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Three doctors of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi were killed in a tragic accident on the Yamuna Expressway in the wee hours of Sunday morning. Along with the three killed, four others were critically injured and taken to the nearby hospital.

The accident took place near Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, and the case was registered under the Surir Kotwali police station area. As per reports, the doctors’ speeding Innova collided with a container near the milestone 88, killing the three doctors on the spot, while injuring the other four.

The incident is said to have taken place at around 2 am in the wee hours. The three doctors killed were identified as Dr. Yashpal, Dr. Harshad, and Dr. Hembala.

Authorities rushed to the spot as soon as the news of the incident reached them, and with the help of locals and policemen, rescued all the passengers in the Innova.

The injured doctors were identified as Dr. Kadriene, Dr. Mahesh, and Dr. Abhinav, who were admitted to the Mathura local hospital. The driver of the car has been shifted to AIIMS, while the dead bodies of the three doctors have been sent for post-mortem.

As per reports, all of the doctors were travelling to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Harshad when the incident occurred.

First Published: Sunday, March 18, 2018 09:48 AM
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