NEW DELHI: A 26-year-old model from Delhi was killed after his car was hit by a speeding sedan at a traffic signal, police said on Sunday. Two of his friends who were with him were injured.
Police said the accident occurred around 2 am on Saturday in north Delhi when Abhishek Narula, a model and actor in Mumbai, along with his two friends, were on their way from Bharat Nagar to Ashok Vihar.
A senior police officer said when Abhishek stopped his car at a traffic signal near Satyawati College flyover, a speeding Honda City car rammed his car. Abhishek and his friends Randeep and Yogesh were injured and rushed to a nearby hospital. While Abhishek died at the hospital, his friends have been discharged.
“Abhishek had come to meet his family on Diwali. On Saturday, he went to meet his friend Randeep in Bharat Nagar where they were joined by Yogesh. They were going to withdraw money from a ATM in east Delhi when the accident happened,” he said.
“After the accident, the accused driver fled the spot. He had hired the car and used it as a private cab. A search is on,” the officer added.