One killed, 13 injured as RTV overturns in southeast Delhi

A man was killed and 13 others injured when the private mini-bus they were travelling in turned turtle near Jungpura Metro station in southeast Delhi Friday morning.

PTI| Updated: Oct 31, 2014, 13:35 PM IST

New Delhi: A man was killed and 13 others injured when the private mini-bus they were travelling in turned turtle near Jungpura Metro station in southeast Delhi Friday morning.

According to the police, the incident took place around 9.15 am when the Road Taxed Vehicle (RTV), carrying 25 government employees, overturned after one of its front tyres came off while on Defence Colony flyover and the mini-bus skidded off the road.

50-year-old Dharmendra, a Railway employee and resident of Madangir, was rushed to AIIMS Trauma Centre but was declared brought dead, police said.

Thirteen people have suffered injuries on their heads and limbs and have been taken to AIIMS and RML hospitals for medical care, they said, adding that the condition of two of them is said to be serious.

"We are also investigating if driver was at fault. Police will soon take the statement of victims and further investigation is underway," police added.