Just days after the Kanjhawala tragedy shocked the nation, another girl was allegedly dragged for around 200 meters by a car near Devkharpur village in Kaushambi, Uttar Pradesh, said police on Wednesday.
The out-of-control car hit the girl student riding a bicycle near Kedevkharpur village, Manzhanpur Kotwali, added the police. The incident may have occurred just hours after the 20-year-old in Kanjhawala was dragged for several kilometres on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday on new year's day.
After the collision, the girl got stuck in the car along with the bicycle and was dragged for about 200 meters. The injured girl was admitted to the district hospital by the police.
A case has been registered against the accused driver and the car has been seized. A woman identified as Renu Devi of Devkharpur village of Manzhanpur Kotwali area informed the police that her daughter Kaushalya Devi was going to Manzhanpur for her afternoon computer class on January 1, when on the way she was rear-ended near Bijapur village.
The car driver identified as Ram Naresh hit Nebeti's bicycle and the girl fell down on the road. During this time, the car went out of control and went into a pit on the side of the road. After the accident, the car rider left the car and ran away.
With the help of the villagers, the injured daughter was rushed to the hospital. Kotwali police have registered a case against the accused driver in the case of serious injury to the back.
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