Six killed in Delhi road accidents

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New Delhi: Four pedestrians, a motorcyclist and a man travelling in a mini-truck were killed in separate road accidents in Delhi since Sunday, police said.

A teenaged car cleaner who was unauthorisedly driving a central government official’s vehicle left two morning walkers dead in south Delhi around 6 a.m. Monday.

Cleaner Manish, 19, was arrested for killing Sultan Singh, 50, and his friend Raghu Verma Raja, in his 40s, who had come to the city from Bangalore, on the August Kranti Marg near Gulmohar Park neighbourhood.

Rakesh, 35, who was riding a motorcycle, was mowed down by a truck on Naraina flyover in west Delhi around 1.45 a.m. Monday. Truck driver Munna Rai, hailing from Bihar, was arrested.

The truck dragged the motorcyclist’s body for about 200 metres before a car driver forced him to stop, police said.

Mahender Paswan, 27, a pedestrian, was killed after being run over by a speeding car at Noida link road in Mayur Vihar-I in east Delhi Sunday night. Car driver Rohit Srivastava was arrested.

Arjun Singh, 25, from Uttrakhand, died on road Sunday after being run over by a vehicle in the Anand Vihar area in east Delhi.

A man travelling in a mini-truck was was killed in central Delhi’s Chanakyapuri Sunday night. Sushil Pandit, 22, was died when a mini-truck in which he was travelling was hit in the rear by a truck.

Pandit was sitting in the tempo and was going towards Dhaula Kuan when the incident took place around 11.30 p.m. Two others sitting in the tempo were injured. The truck driver fled from the spot.