Mother and daughter killed in Delhi accident

August 17th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A woman and her nine-year-old daughter were killed and two other members of her family seriously injured when their car hit a truck on the Ridge Road in Delhi Sunday, the police said. Poonam Arora, 42, and Shivangi were killed in the accident near Buddha Garden on the south Ridge Road early Sunday. The accident occurred when her husband Vivek Arora, 45, lost control of the car and rammed into a truck.

His elder daughter Diksha, 20, was also seriously injured.

Vivek and Diksha are admitted to the AIIMS trauma centre, the police said.

The police have detained the truck driver for questioning.

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