Jamshedpur, Sept. 19 : In a road mishap two persons were injured seriously, including a girl as a jeep hit them in front of Dhalbhum SDO’s residence in Northern Town under Bistupur police station area on Tuesday morning.
The injured Sweety Kumari (18) and Kartik Machhua (45) were taken to the MGM Medical College Hospital in Sakchi.
According to information, Sweety a resident of Sonari was coming from Sakchi by riding her scooter through the Jubilee Road and Kartik a rickshaw-puller was also coming from Sakchi when the jeep suddenly took a right turn and hit them one after another.
Sweety is a first year commerce student in Jamshedpur Women’s College and had gone to Sakchi for some urgent work.
An eye witness said that the jeep first hit the scooter and subsequently hit into the rickshaw.”We were shocked to see that jeep’s front right wheel rolled into the drain,” he revealed. He said a patrolling van which reached the spot immediately took the driver of the jeep under custody.
A police official said that they suspect the driver who was in his mid-twenty was drunk. “We have taken the driver into custody and will send him for a medical examination for confirmation of his being drunk,” said the ASI.