- Abhay Dagar was injured in accident, he is undergoing treatment at ICU
- The driver of the car has been detained by the police
- This is the second accident at the same crossing in Jaipur this week
A man in Jaipur is critically injured after a speeding Audi rammed his two-wheeler at a traffic signal on Friday morning. This is the second accident at the same crossing this week.
In a CCTV footage, the speeding car can be seen hitting the two-wheeler at the crossing near the city's JDA circle.The man is flung about 30 feet in the air after the car rams him. Traffic continues to move after the accident.
The driver of the Audi, Siddharth Sharma, escaped after the accident, said police. He was later traced and detained for interrogation, assistant police inspector Prahlad Chand was quoted as saying by news agency PTI, adding the car has also been seized.
Abhay Dagar, who was injured in the accident, is undergoing treatment at the trauma centre of Jaipur's SMS Hospital.
A case has been filed under section 279 (rash driving) and 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life) of the Indian Penal Code after Abhay Dagar's family filed a police complaint.
Earlier this week, two people were killed when a car came crashing into the vehicles waiting at the same traffic signal.
On Tuesday, hours before the office traffic clogged the roads of Jaipur, a speeding white car drove into the cars and two-wheelers near the city's JDA circle.
The two men killed in the accident, identified as Puneet and Vivek Parashar, were both brothers returning home from work. Six people were also injured in the accident.
The man, who was driving the car, was identified as Virendra Jain, police said. He was arrested soon after the accident and was charged with causing death by negligence, a police officer said.
(With inputs from PTI)
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