Abul Fazal Enclave’s 22-year-old boy dies in e-way car crash; burial timing and place revealed in the report.
Of the four students of the Galgotias University who died in Yamuna Expressway road accident due to tyre burst one student Salman, 22, is from Okhla, according to sources.
“Salman was son of our senior Aligarian Yousuf Mansoor also known as Dedu bhai. Earlier, he is to reside in Shaheen Bagh. His son was residing there. After the incident, I have learnt that family members are coming from Patna. Mansoor bhai will land in the city in a few hours as he has taken early morning flight from Patna,” said Advocate Athar Alam.
It is understood that the tadfeen will take place today after Asar prayer at new Abul Fazal Enclave graveyard. On Sunday night, OT.COM had carried the story of the accident. Four students who died on the spot were identified as Salman, 22, Tushar, 22, Ayush 19, and Balram, 20. They were from Patna, Greater Noida and New Delhi, reported HT.
Those injured included Jayesh, Sharif, Vaishali, Somaya, Simran and Prerna. Several of the injured were under treatment at the Kailash hospital, said the official.
Survivor Sharif Ahmad said they planned to visit Ansal Plaza in Greater Noida after classes, reported TOI. “Tushar had come in his uncle’s Xylo. He drove, while two students sat next to him. The other seven sat in the middle and rear rows. The vehicle was speeding at over 100 km/h. Near the NIU cut, a truck moved ahead of us. Tushar tried to overtake it from the right, when the right tyre burst. He lost control and the car rammed against the divider, turned several times before it stopped in the middle of the road,” he told TOI.
SAR Rizvi, CMO, Kailash Hospital, said four people were brought dead. “They had received severe head injuries and fractures. We’ve admitted two — Somya and Vaishali — in ICU, and are conducting CT scan and other tests on them. Jayesh had received minor cuts in his nose and hands, and was discharged,” he said.
A K Jain, dean of students’ welfare of Galgotias University, said: “We’ve informed their parents. Some of them live far off.”
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