Meerut: A shocking video of the hit-and-run case that unfolded in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut came to the fore on Wednesday. The incident occurred on Monday (October 23) in which a poor balloon seller named Bhanu was killed after being hit by the speeding Mahindra Scorpio at the market in Abu Lane. The video of the incident was caught on the CCTV installed in the area and is making rounds on social media in which it can be seen that the speeding SUV turns turtle after hitting the divider on an empty road late at night.
The car stopped after the accident and the driver was attacked by the mob
The car stopped after the accident and the driver was attacked by the mob and was thrashed by them. The crowd then handed over the accused to the police. There are reports that the accused was found under the influence of alcohol and was driving the SUV at a high speed. The accused, identified as Anubhav Goyal, who was driving the SUV hit around four to five people on the road after he lost control of the vehicle and then rammed into the divider and the car stopped after it turned upside down as seen in the video.
A huge crowd which was chasing the SUV
A huge crowd which was chasing the SUV reached the spot and found Anubhav Goyal alone at the spot. It can be seen in the video that the accused was accompanied by his friends who fled the spot by jumping out of the car after it hit the divider on the road. They can be seen escaping from the car that was damaged after the accident.
A huge quantity of alcohol was recovered
There are reports that a huge quantity of alcohol was recovered from their car and the driver was also under the influence of alcohol. He alleged that all his friends were also under the influence of alcohol when the accident took place. They all fled the spot after the accident and Anubhav was arrested by the police. The boy died on the spot after being crushed by the SUV on Abu Lane. His dead body was recognised by his brother-in-law.
A case has been registered in connection with the accident
A case has been registered in connection with the accident and the accused has been arrested. However, the police have not named the accused in the report and the people are slamming the police and blaming them of supporting the rich and denying justice to the poor.