A speeding bike collided with a divider near the Kondli canal in East Delhi’s New Ashok Nagar on Tuesday night. In the accident, two bike-riding friends jumped and fell into the deep drain. Both the youths died in the accident. The deceased have been identified as Farhan Khan of Trilokpuri and Vijay Sharma of Dwarka.
- Accident near New Ashok Nagar Metro Station of East District
- Farhan Khan was a resident of Trilokpuri, Vijay Sharma Dwarka
- The accident happened on the road near New Ashok Nagar metro station.
- Passers-by said that the speed of the bike was faster than 100 km
A speeding bike collided with a divider near the Kondli canal in New Ashok Nagar on Tuesday night. In the accident, two bike-riding friends jumped and fell into the deep drain. The bike also got blown away due to the drag. After much effort, the bodies of both of them were taken out from the drain late at night. The deceased Farhan Khan (30) was a resident of Trilokpuri, while Vijay Sharma (25) was a resident of Dwarka.
According to the police, Farhan Khan lived with the family in 24-block, Trilokpuri. Apart from father Mushtaq Khan in the family, there is a wife, a son and a daughter. Farhan used to do business of event management and catering. Vijay lived with his family in Dwarka area. His family has father Phoolchand and other members. He started working with Farhan after completing 12th. Vijay had come to Farhan on his bike on Tuesday. Both went to meet their other friend at C-Block in New Ashok Nagar. Were returning from there around 8.00 pm. The accident happened on Canal Wale Road near New Ashok Nagar Metro Station. Seeing the darkness and the depth of the drain, the police called the boat club divers. Farhan’s body was taken out at around 9.30 and Vijay’s body at around 11.00. Passers-by said that the speed of the bike was fast. After hitting the divider, both of them jumped and fell into the drain. On the other hand, Farhan’s family members claim that the accident happened while trying to save an auto driver. Eyewitnesses said that the speed of the bike must have been more than 100 kilometers per hour.
could not help passersby
According to the police, there is a pucca drain on one side and the Kondli canal on the other. There is a mesh on the side of the canal, but there is no mesh on the side of the drain. When the accident happened, both the youth jumped off the bike and fell straight into the drain. People told that the drain is very deep and swampy, so the passersby could not show the courage to get into the drain to save both the youths.