Uber cab driver dies in an accident between BMW X5 and Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

In a terrible and shocking accident that happened in New Delhi late on Sunday night, The BMW X5 was driven by a 24-year old very fastly rammed into a Maruti Suzuki Wagon R, immediately killing the driver of the Uber vehicle near the Munirka flyover in south Delhi on Sunday night. Both cars were on their way from Kalkaji to Vasant Vihar when they collided near Munirka flyover, severly injuring the cab driver, who later died. The accused, Shoaib Malik, who works as a food analyst for a multinational company in Gurgaon, was arrested on Monday.

As per the News, the impact was so serious that the Wagon R was flung into the air and then landed on the ground where it skid for 50 meters. Shoaib, who was reputed under the influence of alcohol, left behind his BMW and escape from the spot after the accident, but then it was traced and arrested soon after.

The police have registered a case of rash and careless driving of of the CH registered BMW caused death and are analysed by CCTV footage of the incident. According to the police, half of the accidents in Delhi take place at night.




1. The owner of the BMW X5 is a member of the Delhi Gymkhana Club, and the vehicle is registered in Chandigarh          in the name of a company.
2. According to witnesses, After the accident, the youngster driving the BMW and another friend came out of the car,      saw the cab driver and fled the spot.
3. The deceased, Nazirul Islam, from West Bengal and was the only earning member of a family of five that included      two children.
4. On Sunday night at 11PM, Nazirul was driving near the Munirka flyover in search of passengers when his car was         hit by a BMW. While the BMW’s airbags saved its car’s inmates, Nazirul died on the spot.
5. In a sharp attack on the police, the deceased cab driver’s brother-in-law asked how did the accused manage to              escape if Delhi was under a heavy security cover ahead of Republic Day celebrations
6. Following the accident, the police contacted the Uber cab owner Taimur Islam who had last spoken to Nazirul at          8.08 pm on Sunday.

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