Six injured after Mercedes rams into shop in Delhi’s Civil Lines

- April 2, 2024
| By : Patriot Bureau |

A purported CCTV footage of the incident surfaced on the Internet showing a white-coloured Mercedes hitting some people standing outside the shop and tossing them in the air

In north Delhi’s Civil Lines area, a Mercedes car crashed into Fatehchand Kachori shop on Rajpur Road, injuring six people, including shop workers, police said on Tuesday.

The driver, identified as Parag Maini, a resident of Sector 79 in Noida, was apprehended at the scene, and the vehicle was confiscated, said the police.

A CCTV footage circulating online depicts a white Mercedes colliding with pedestrians before crashing into a wall. Deputy Commissioner of Police (north) M K Meena said that the driver, who underwent a preliminary medical examination, tested negative for alcohol influence, yet his blood sample has been retained for further investigation.

The injured were treated at Tirath Ram Shah Hospital in Civil Lines. A case has been filed under sections 279 and 337 of the Indian Penal Code at the Civil Lines police station. ( With inputs from PTI)