New Delhi: The driver of the Swift Dzire that led to a deadly accident near Noida Sector 135 on Saturday has been arrested. The accident that killed one person happened when the driver of the Swift Dzire tried to overtake a speeding Lamborghini, which abruptly swerved to its left hitting a Maruti Eeco car that was following the high-end vehicle. The impact was such that the Eeco car rolled over into the forested area killing the driver instantly. The victim, a man in his late 20s.
The terrifying road accident on the expressway was captured on the expressway’s CCTV cameras. According to the video footage, the Maruti Swift Dzire appeared to be overtaking the Lamborghini when it swerved to the left. It wasn’t clear if the Dzire driver momentarily lost control.
But it scraped the Lamborghini which tried to prevent a collision by deviating to its left lane. This is when the Maruti Eeco got disastrously involved in the accident. It missed a motorcyclist, also travelling at a high speed in the left lane, by a few metres.
According to reports, the driver of the Maruti Eeco was identified as a resident of Mandawali in east Delhi, Arshad Ahmed. He was taken to the hospital but did not make it. Doctors told the police he had died before reaching the hospital.
Police officers say a large proportion of road accidents on the expressway take place due a lane indiscipline and speeding.