Teenager killed in Delhi mishap

A 15-year-old girl was killed and her minor male friend, who was driving the car, critically injured when their speeding vehicle rammed into a tree in south Delhi's Vasant Vihar area here.

PTI| Last Updated: Mar 20, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

New Delhi: A 15-year-old girl was killed and her minor male friend, who was driving the car, critically injured when their speeding vehicle rammed into a tree in south Delhi's Vasant Vihar area here.

The condition of the 16-year-old boy, who has been admitted to AIIMS, is said to be critical.

According to police, the incident took place around 12:30 am when the couple, who are said to be neighbours and studying in the same school were returning to their home in Air India colony.

"The boy lost control over the car near Vasant Kunj D Block which crashed into a roadside tree. The impact was so strong that the left hand side of the car was totally shattered in the incident and a loud bang was heard in the area," said a senior police official.

A passerby made a PCR call following which police rushed both of them to the Trauma Centre where the girl was declared brought dead and the boy was recuperating.

Police have registered a case of rash and negligent driving in this connection and further investigations are on.