UP: One person dead, 12 injured after speeding car rams into a ‘baraat’ in Muzaffarnagar
UP: One person was killed and atleast 12 injured after a speeding car rammed into a baraat on its way to the wedding venue in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar. A video of the accident went viral on social media platforms.
A bride on her way to the wedding venue was dancing through the sunroof, while other family members were dancing around the car when the speeding car ploughed through them.
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The groom’s cousin, Pramod Kumar 42, was killed in the accident. Police rushed to the spot and the injured were taken to a hospital. Some of them were later taken to another hospital in Meerut.
Ankul Kumar, the groom, said, “We were standing near the parking. The car of the bride was about to enter the banquet hall when a speeding car hit the people in which my cousin died and several sustained severe injuries.”
Station House Officer (SHO) of New Mandi police station, Anil Kaprwan, said, “A case has been registered against the driver and the car has been seized. We are trying to trace and arrest the driver”.