Car Falls 40 Feet From Delhi Flyover, Topples; 2 Occupants Injured

Delhi Accident: The occupants are believed to have survived the fall because they were wearing seat belts; their airbags in the vehicle is also believed to have cushioned the blow from the impact.

West Delhi Accident: The accident took place around 11 pm on Thursday, police said. (Representational)

New Delhi:

Two men are being treated at a Delhi hospital after surviving a crash crash that saw them fall off a flyover on Thursday, police officials said. The two are now reported to be out of danger, they added.

The accident took place around 11 pm when their Honda City car crashed into a Ford Endeavour parked on an elevated road in Vikaspuri-Peeragarhi flyover and plunged on the pavement 40 feet below, officials said. The car toppled several times before coming to a stop, they added.

The occupants are believed to have survived the fall because they were wearing seat belts; the airbags in the vehicle is also believed to have cushioned the blow from the impact.

"On enquiry it was revealed that a Honda City car going towards Peeragarhi had hit the Endeavour car from behind and thereafter Honda City fell from the Vikaspuri flyover. The injured were rushed to DDU Hospital and Sehgal Hospital respectively.  Later on victim Arun was shifted from DDU Hospital to Jaipur Golden Hospital, Rohini by his relatives," DCP (west) Deepak Purohit said.

The injured Anuj and Vijay, who were sitting inside the Honda City, were rushed to Deen Dayal Upadhyay (DDU) hospital for treatment.

Later, Anuj, who runs an electrical shop, was shifted by his relatives to a private hospital for further treatment, the police officer said.

Vijay, a farmer and building material supplier, is still at the DDU hospital undergoing treatment.

A case of rash driving and causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others of the Indian Penal Code has been registered at Vikaspuri police station, the police official added.

With inputs from PTI