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Speeding car runs over 13 people at Kashmere Gate

India TV News Desk 18 Aug 2014, 12:22:05 PM IST
India TV News Desk
New Delhi: Thirteen homeless people, sleeping on a footpath, were run over by a speeding vehicle at Nigam Bodh Ghat in New Delhi's Kashmere Gate area late on Sunday night.

An eyewitness said that all 13 people were sleeping on the pavement when a speeding Mahindra Quanto ran over them.

Another eyewitness said that there were two people -- one woman and driver -- inside the vehicle at the time of incident.

As soon as police was informed about the incident, they rushed to the spot and cordoned-off the area.

The vehicle was coming from Jahangir Puri and heading towards ITO. Both were caught in a compromising position, police said.

“The incident took place around 10 pm. All 13 people were sleeping on foothpath when a speeding Mahindra Quanto ran over them.,” DCP (North) Madhur Verma said.

All the injured persons have been rushed to a hospital for medical assistance, he said.

The driver of the vehicle and woman are now in police custody, Varma added.