4 powerlifters killed, world champion Saksham Yadav injured in Delhi auto crash

Bryan Strickland
January 8, 2018

The accident took place at around 4 a.m. near Alipur village, close to Delhi's Singhu border with Haryana.

Yadav had won a gold medal for the country in Moscow in 2017. "So the possibility of drunken driving is there", he added.

"The impact of crash was so severe that the auto rolled over several times with its roof getting completely blown off, before hitting a pole and killing four of them on the spot". Saksham was travelling with four other powerlifters who died on spot. The cause of the accident is said to be dense fog that continues to blanket Delhi-NCR amid the intensifying cold wave conditions.

A Delhi Police official had identified the rest of the dead as Tikamchand, 27, Yogesh, 24, Harish Roy, 20, and Saurabh, 18. Due to the impact of the crash, the car's roof was blown away.

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The mangled vehicle after the accident on Sunday. "A police team, which arrived on the spot, used cutters to cut the vehicle in order to extract the six men, four of them already dead, from it", said a senior police officer. Saksham was shifted to Max Hospital while Rohit who had his birthday on Saturday was shifted to LNJP Hospital.

From prima facie, it appeared that the auto was being driven at a very high speed and it being probed whether it was a case of drunken driving as some liquor bottles were found in the vehicle.

Bottles of liquor were reportedly found in the auto. All of them were having birthday celebrations.

The players who died in the accident have been identified as Harish, Tinku and Suraj, while the fourth person's identity is not known yet, said reports.

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