DU student crushes man with his BMW car at North Campus
New Delhi : An 18-year-old Delhi University student has been arrested for allegedly crushing a pedestrian with his BMW car at North Campus in the national capital.
The youth has been identified as Abhinav Saini, who was later released on bail after recording statements.
The incident dates back to Wednesday when his speeding car ran over a man crossing the road near Kirorimal College.
The victim, Shivender (50), was a daily wage labourer and used to live on the streets.
The CCTV footage of the incident has now been out. In the video, Shivendra can be seen crossing the road; as speeding red BMW car approaches him, he tries a sprint but fails and lands on the bonnet of the car.
In the footage, the car can be seen stopping for a few moment before leaving the accident site. The victim was then taken to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Abhinav Saini has been charged under sections of rash driving and causing death due to negligence. His father, Milind Saini, is a businessman from Punjabi Bagh area in west Delhi.