Accident captured on CCTV: College girl hits bike, speeds off without stopping car in Coimbatore
Feb 22, 2019, 9:25 AM IST
Coimbatore: A speeding car collided with a bike head-on and drove away on Wednesday without stopping after the mishap. CCTV footage shows a man riding a motorcycle on the left side of the road. As the bike took a slow left turn, a speeding sedan collided with the bike head-on and sped away from the spot. After the impact, the rider was thrown up in the air along with the bike and fell on the ground.
With the help of passersby, the victim was rushed to a private hospital in Peelamedu for medical treatment. The victim is identified as Balaji (22), a final year engineering student in a private engineering college in Peelamedu, Tamil Nadu.
Later, the Coimbatore traffic police identified the car which collided with the motorcycle and has taken the driver into custody. The accused is identified as Darshana Ruth (21), a college student from Kurichi, Tamil Nadu. The accused was charged under sections 279 (rash driving) and 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).