The negligence of an e-rickshaw driver on Thursday morning at St. John's crossroads of Mahatma Gandhi Marg in Agra took the life of Ganga Devi, an assistant working at SN Medical College. She was standing on the side of the road waiting for the vehicle. During this, an e-rickshaw came in violation of the red light. On this, the home guard tried to stop him. When the driver tried to escape, the e-rickshaw overturned. Ganga Devi came in its grip.
45-year-old Ganga Devi was a resident of Radha Nagar in Sikandra. Husband Uday Singh was a driver in SN Medical College. Sanjay Jadaun, brother of Ganga Devi told that Uday Singh had died in a road accident 20 years ago. Then sister Ganga's deceased dependent was employed as a class IV employee in SN Medical College in Kota. She was posted in the TB ward.
Ganga Devi was going on duty
Ganga Devi had left home to go on duty at 10 am on Thursday. She came by auto to St. John's intersection. After this, she crossed the road and waited for the vehicle. An e-rickshaw from Kidwai Park came in violation of the red light. A home guard stopped him, on which the driver increased the speed of the rickshaw, due to which it became uncontrollable at the intersection and overturned on Ganga Devi. She was seriously injured. He was admitted to the emergency where he died during treatment.
E-rickshaw seized, the case will be registered
SP Traffic Arun Chand said that despite the red light, the driver did not stop the e-rickshaw. The e-rickshaw overturned in a hurry. The woman became a victim of the accident. The e-rickshaw has been seized, the driver ran away, and action will be taken against him by registering a case.
E-rickshaw running indiscriminately
E-rickshaws are banned on Mahatma Gandhi Marg, yet they are played freely. Many times police campaigns have also started, then they are not able to stop them.