Of late, Gurgaon seems to have become a hotbed for road accidents. It was only last month in Sector 10, Gurgaon that a Haryana Roadways bus mowed down a father and a daughter while they were waiting for the school bus. A similar scene broke out yesterday, when a three year old girl was crushed to death by a pick-up truck, while waiting for the bus. She was accompanied by her dad this time as well.
accident, the child was taken to the hospital, where, unfortunately
doctors declared her brought dead. As per medical reports, it has
been reported that the child fractured her skull.
truck came hurtling towards us. My daughter was walking just behind
me when I saw it coming at high speed. I moved aside but my daughter
didn't have the time to react. When I turned to see if she was okay,
I saw her on the road bleeding from the head," said Shilender
Singh, Khushbu's father, reported The Times of India.
But, the police
have a tough task in their hand, as they have no details about the
truck, which crushed the girl, leading to her death. They are
expected to use the CCTV footages from cameras installed in nearby
There is a
serious need for the authorities to look into the matter, as such
kind of road accidents are increasing day in and out in the
millennium city. Tough stringent laws needs to be brought into the
fore, so that people behind the wheels do not drive rashly and are
aware of the consequences.
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