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Jaipur: Medical college student killed in road accident

Manjeet Singh’s car collided with an overspeeding vehicle at Sanganer Pulia. It lost balance and hit the railing on the road divider.

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February 1, 2018, 10:43 am


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Jaipur: A 21-year-old MBBS student of Mahatma Gandhi Medical College in Jaipur, identified as Manjeet Singh was killed when the car he was travelling in was hit by an unidentified vehicle near Sanganer flyover early on Sunday. The police said that it was a hit and run case as the vehicle that collided with Manjeet’s car drove away after the mishap. The police have launched an investigation to identify the vehicle.

The mishap occurred around 1 am on Sunday. Manjeet Singh was a native of Churu. He was final year MBBS student at Mahatma Gandhi Hospital in Jaipur. He was staying in a paying guest facility near Sanganer flyover.

Manjit was driving towards Goner from India Gate in Pratap Nagar.

Near a petrol pump at Sanganer Pulia, his car collided with an overspeeding vehicle. Manjeet’s car lost balance and hit the railing on the road divider.

Police rushed Manjeet to Mahatma Gandhi Hospital in a critical condition where he died while undergoing treatment on Sunday.

“He sustained serious head injuries. Investigation is going on to identify the vehicle involved in the accident. We have lodged an FIR for rash and negligent driving,” said a police officer.

The police handed over the body to family members after a postmortem examination.

First published: January 8, 2018