Mathura: Three AIIMS doctors, two of them women, died early on Sunday and four others of the same institute were injured in an accident on the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura, police said.
The seven doctors were travelling to Agra from Delhi in an SUV which rammed into a canter around 2.30 am, they said.
While three doctors died on the spot, the other four were rushed to a private hospital. They were then referred to the AIIMS trauma centre, SP (Rural) Aditya Kumar Shukla said.
The speeding SUV rammed the canter and partially entered into it, he said, adding three of them succumbed to injuries on the accident spot.
The deceased have been identified as Dr Yashprit (25) and Dr Hembala (about 25), and Dr Harshad (35) . According to Shukla, Dr Jitendra, Dr Mahesh, Dr Abhinav and Dr Catherine were later rushed to the AIIMS.
The SP said immediate help was provided as the information reached the police through dial 100.
The canter driver abandoned his vehicle and fled, the police officer said.
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Updated Date: Mar 18, 2018 12:09:50 IST