NEW DELHI: In an alleged case of road rage, a man rammed his car into a motorcycle following a heated argument in east Delhi’s Seemapuri late on Monday night. The two bike riders were severely injured.
Police are trying to identify the accused car driver.
The incident took place when Jubair and Shiraj, residents of Seemapuri, were returning home from their shop on their motorcycle. They stopped by an egg vendor when a man driving a Maruti Swift hit their motorcycle that was parked close by, they claimed.
Jubair and Shiraj had an argument with the man. However, it did not last long as locals and passersby intervened. “Later, when the two youths started heading home on their bike, the man allegedly rammed his car into their two-wheeler on the main road. The two fell off the bike, which went dragging metres ahead. Both of them sustained severe injuries and the car driver fled the spot,” said a police officer.
The two bike riders were undergoing treatment at Safdarjung Hospital where they were stated to be out of danger.
Deputy commissioner of police (Shahdara) Amit Sharma said that a case had been registered.”The injured youths have said that the car driver was drunk. Efforts are on to identify and arrest the car driver,” DCP Sharma added.