Drunk men run over pavement dwellers, 4 injured in Delhi

In the third such incident in a fortnight, suspected drunk men ran over their car on four people sleeping on a pavement in Inderlok area of North Delhi in the wee hours of Tuesday.

New Delhi: In the third such incident in a fortnight, suspected drunk men ran over their car on four people sleeping on a pavement in Inderlok area of North Delhi in the wee hours of Tuesday.

"The incident took place around 1:15 AM when a car ran over four people, which include rickshaw pullers and other homeless, sleeping over the pavement near Inderlok metro station," said Madhur Verma, Deputy Commissioner of Police (North).

All four injured were rushed to Bara Hindu Rao hospital, where their condition is said to be stable.

"Occupants of the car, according to eyewitnesses there were three, managed to flee the spot. Efforts are on to nab them," said Verma.

Police has recovered bottles of alcohol and some packets of snacks from the car.

The car was registered in the name of a man in Inderlok area.

A case has been registered at Sarai Rohilla police station.

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