15-year-old killed in head-on collision between two-wheeler and crane in Delhi’s Keshavpuram | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: A collision between a crane and a two-wheeler in Keshavpuram area of northwest Delhi resulted in the death of a 15-year-old boy and injury to his friend, police said on Sunday.
At midnight, the incident occurred on the carriageway towards Inderlok, close to a restaurant, they said.
According to the police, Arib and his 18-year-old friend Irfan while taking a joyride on a scooter after having dinner met with an accident.
The crane was returning after finishing the task it had been given by an organisation, they said.
The crane driver fled the spot leaving the two boys injured on the road, a senior police officer said.
They were taken to a nearby hospital where Arib was declared dead while Irfan is under treatment, he said.
A case has been registered under sections 279 (rash driving), 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) and 304 A (causing death by negligence) of the Indian Penal Code, police said.
The accused driver has been identified and efforts are being taken to nab him, they said.
Police are also scanning through CCTV cameras installed in and around the accident spot to ascertain the sequence of events.
(With inputs from PTI)

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