Woman Dies After Delhi Cluster Bus Runs Over Her: Police

The bus hit the woman from behind and then ran over her, a senior police officer said.

Woman Dies After Delhi Cluster Bus Runs Over Her: Police

The bus driver has been arrested, the police said. (Representational)

New Delhi:

A 40-year-old woman died after a DTC cluster bus ran over her in southwest Delhi's Baba Haridas Nagar, police said on Tuesday.

The incident took place at 9.45 pm on Monday when Sundari, a resident of Najafgarh, was returning home with her husband and son.

The bus hit the woman from behind and then ran over her, a senior police officer said.

Sundari was rushed to Rao Tularam Memorial Hospital, where she was declared brought dead by doctors.

Her son received a minor injury and he was discharged after getting first aid, the officer said.

The bus driver, identified as Sandeep Dagar (35), was arrested and a case was registered under sections 279 (rash driving or riding on a public way), 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt) and 304A (causing death by negligence) at Baba Haridas Nagar police station, the police added.

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