9 Dead As Speeding Jaguar Rams Into Crowd Rescuing Accident Victims In Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: At least nine people, including a police constable, were killed after an speeding Jaguar car rammed into a group of people helping victims of an earlier collision between an SUV and a dumper on a flyover near ISKCON temple on Sarkhej-Gandhinagar (SG) Highway in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad city early on Thursday.

The incident took place around 1.30 am.

People had gathered at the site following another accident, involving a Thar and a dumper. It was then that the Jaguar car, speeding at 160km/hour, ploughed into a crowd, crushing people. “Twelve people were brought to the hospital out of which 9 were dead. The injured are being treated in the hospital,” ANI quoted Sola Civil Hospital Medical Officer Kripa Patel as saying.

A home guard, who rushed to the scene to provide assistance after the first accident, was among those killed. The driver of the Jaguar car also sustained injuries in the accident, reports said.

The state government has announced Rs 4 lakh each to the families of the deceased and Rs 50,000 to the injured, Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel tweeted.

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