An elderly couple run over by a 28-year-old woman. The 79-year-old doctor and his 62-year-old wife lost their lives after they were hit and run over by a car. As per the reports, they were hit by the woman at Sector-11, Dwarka in southwest Delhi on Sunday evening, the police said. The couple was out for an evening walk when the accident took place at around 6.30 pm. The whole incident got captured in a CCTV camera installed at a mosque across the road.
The driver, recognised as Deepakshi Choudhary, got arrested and charged for rash driving or riding in a public way and causing death by negligence, a case registered under the Indian Penal Code’s Sections 304A and 279. She works in a multinational company and was later released on bail from the police station itself. Her grey Baleno car connected in the accident was seized by the police.
The dead couple was recognised as Shanti Swaroop Arora and his wife Anjana Arora. They used to live in Appu Enclave in Sector-11, Dwarka and their children are residing in the US. Even Choudhary lives in the same society, deputy commissioner of police (Dwarka) Santosh Kumar Meena said.
Statements came to like, Chaudhary was learning how to drive when the accident took place. Nevertheless, the information could not be verified individually. Quoting Chaudhary’s statement on how the accident took place, DCP Meena said she told the police that “she was thinking about something and lost focus because of which she lost control over the vehicle.”