Jaipur: Four young men from Jaipur died on the spot after their car collided with a trolley truck at Naraina- Rupnagarh highway near Naraina area in Jaipur rural at 1 AM on Tuesday.
Police reached the spot soon after getting the information and recovered the bodies of the deceased from the car. The bodies were kept in the mortuary of a hospital. The bodies were handed over to the family members of after a postmortem examination.
According to police, the five men were traveling in a car with a dog, which they purchased recently from Nagaur. The car crashed into the trolley truck stationed on the roadside on Naraina- Rupnagarh highway late night. Among five men who were the resident of Jaipur, four of them died on the spot and the condition of one boy is still critical and his treatment is going on in a hospital. The Dog who was there in the car with them also died on the spot.
As per further information, Ritesh, 19 years old, was driving the car. Sagar, 21, was in the passenger’s seat and Vikas Gurjar, 18, Mahendra Singh, 21, Ankit Agarwal, 20, with the dog were in the back seats. They went to Nagaur for celebrating Friendship’s day and purchased a dog.
They were coming back to Jaipur at night. While returning, their car crashed into a trolley truck, standing on the road. There were no reflectors on the back of the trolley truck. This irresponsibility of not placing the reflectors at the back of the truck might have led to this accident. The driver of the trolley truck managed to flee from the spot and is still missing.
The accident was so terrible that their car was completely shattered from the front. The police have lodged a case of negligence against the truck driver. The trolley truck was stationed on the road when the speedy four wheeler car crushed into it. As per police officials, a letter to the RTO (Regional Transport office) will be written to put reflectors on the back of the heavy vehicles.
As per Vikas’s father Chandrashekar Gurjar, resident Jhotwara Jaipur, Vikas was the only son in their family. He was about to get engaged on August 12 for which preparations were going in their house. Vikas was in the second year of B.A, Sagar was doing M.tech and Ritesh was studying in class 12th. They went to celebrate Friendship’s day and were together for two days.
First published: August 8, 2018