New Delhi/Mumbai: India's two major state capitals, Delhi and Mumbai, saw two cases of road accidents. In Delhi, a beat constable died on the spot and two others were injured while in Mumbai, the son of a former top cop rammed into a cyclist.
In Delhi, a Mercedes rammed into a police motorbike on Monday night, killing one constable and injuring another. The police have arrested the driver, hotelier Gurdeep Singh, on charges of rash and negligent driving.
According to police sources, the death took place due to sheer carelessness.
Police have found no trace of alcohol in Gurdeep's body, but locals say he was a rash driver. His family and friends though maintain it was an accident.
"No he (Gurdeep) is not alcoholic. It was just an accident," said his friend Jaswinder Singh.
In Mumbai, Former Punjab Police IG Paramjit Singh Sandhu's son rammed his SUV into a cyclist injuring him. Police say Paramdeep Singh was drunk and he threatened police officials by flaunting his father's name.
With more than one death and four injuries every minute, Indian roads are the most unsafe in the world.