In a late-night incident that unfolded in the Rama Mandi market of Jalandhar district, chaos ensued when a high-speed car struck a pedestrian crossing the road. The victim, identified as Tarsem Singh, a resident of Ekta Nagar in Rama Mandi, Jalandhar, was crossing the road when a speeding car's driver lost its control and struck the pedestrian. The incident was captured on a CCTV camera.
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The victim sustained severe injuries in the accident. Bystanders rushed to his aid, while others fled the scene in fear.
Tarsem Singh is currently in critical condition and has been admitted to Goodwill Hospital in Rama Mandi.
Driver arrested under several charges
It has come to light that the driver of the speeding car, Rajendra, was under the influence of intoxicants at the time of the incident. He has been apprehended by the Dakhoha police station. The police have filed a case against the accused under sections 279, 337, and 338 of the Indian Penal Code at the Rama Mandi police station.