Close shave for family as car overturns
New Delhi: A family of five had a narrow escape on Tuesday morning after their car toppled on NH24. The occupants escaped with minor injuries.
DCP (east) Omvir Singh said that the car turned over near Mayur Vihar petrol pump and all the occupants were rescued.
Police officers said that the Maruti Brezza car was coming from a wedding ceremony and going towards Ghaziabad. The bride and groom were also travelling in the car. Preliminary probe said the driver was driving at a high speed and tried to overtake a vehicle ahead of him. However, on suddenly applying brakes, the vehicle lost balance.
Fire department officers were informed along with the police. The window panes were broken to pull out the occupants. They were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Cops are examining the CCTV footage from the area to obtain more facts and are also questioning the driver of the car.