Amateur Driver’s Speeding Car Rams Into a Petrol Pump in UP

In a CCTV footage that has gone viral, an ameteur driver runs over a person while he was refuelling his two-wheeler

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In a shocking incident, an amateur-driver rammed into a petrol pump in Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh. In the CCTV footage that has gone viral, a man who is reportedly a learner-driver, is seen to have run over a person while he was refuelling his bike.

Escaping death, the driver of the two-wheeler, along with the station employees, have received minor injuries. Meanwhile, the police has taken the driver into custody. In the video, people are seen running to save themselves as the car approached them. Soon after, people gathered at the spot and tended to the injured, who were badly hit by the speeding car.

According to the report by Union Road Transport and Highways Ministry, road accidents killed 1,50,785 people across India in 2016, up from 1,46,000 deaths in 2015. That is 17 deaths and 55 road accidents an hour in 2016, one of the highest in the world.

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