NEW DELHI -- A taxi driver was killed when an over-speeding BMW car rammed into his vehicle here, Delhi Police said on Monday.
The incident occurred on Sunday around 11.30 p.m. near Indian Institute of Technology hostel bus stop in south Delhi, police said, adding that 24-year-old Shoaib Kohli has been arrested in the case from Panchsheel area of south Delhi.
"Nazrul, 32, a native of West Bengal, was driving his Wagon-R taxi when a speeding BMW having a registration number of Chandigarh collided with his car after he took a turn near IIT hostel road," Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Ishwar Singh told IANS.
According to reports the BMW driver was driving at a very high speed and hit the can from behind after losing control.
The accused has been arrested by the police.
The driver of the BMW had at that time managed to flee from the spot, while Nazrul was rushed to AIIMS trauma centre in critical condition where he later succumbed to his injuries, Singh added.
Hundreds of cab drivers were protesting outside the Vasant Vihar police station demanding the arrest of the BMW driver.
(With inputs from ANI)
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