Woman falls off Barapula flyover in Delhi after being hit by car; dies

The woman and her husband were riding on a bike when they were hit by a car.

New Delhi: A 30-year-old woman died and her husband was injured after falling off the Barapula Flyover in Delhi. Their bike was hit by a car, police said Monday.

The couple were on their way back from a marriage function in Trilokpuri when the accident happened.

The car that hit the couple was being driven by a 68-year-old retired Air Force officer, Deputy Commissioner of Police (southeast) Chinmoy Biswal said. The man was arrested and released on bail.

Police had found the woman lying in a drain under the Barapula Flyover. She was immediately rushed to the hospital, where she was declared brought dead by doctors. Her husband sustained head and leg injuries.

According to police, the man was returning home from his hospital in West Vinod Nagar.

(With inputs from PTI)