A shocking accident on the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway recently involved a luxury Rolls-Royce and a diesel tanker. This accident, which initially saw the blame placed on the tanker driver, has been thrust back into the spotlight with new CCTV evidence challenging original reports.
Rolls-Royce Accident Haryana:
On August 22nd, the Delhi-Mumbai-Baroda Expressway witnessed a horrifying collision. A Rolls-Royce, reportedly speeding at 200km/h, crashed into a diesel tanker, which subsequently flipped. This tragic accident led to the heartbreaking loss of two lives – the tanker driver and his helper, named Ramprit and Gotam Kumar, respectively. Additionally, three occupants from the Rolls-Royce, including Vikas Malu, director of the Kuber Group, along with Divya and Tasbir from Chandigarh, were seriously injured.
In a major collision between a Rolls-Royce Phantom and an oil truck on the Delhi-Expressway near the Umri village, Nuh, Haryana on Tuesday, the latter overturned and was engulfed in flames shortly after, killing the driver and his assistant on the spot.— Gagandeep Singh (@Gagan4344) August 23, 2023
The duo got trapped… pic.twitter.com/NIAphK6dLt
Who’s to Blame?
Initially, the blame was thrust upon Ramprit, the tanker driver, suggesting he might have been driving recklessly. These claims have been challenged by emerging CCTV footage. According to this evidence, it was the Rolls-Royce, part of a convoy of up to 20 vehicles, including security personnel, that rear-ended the tanker.
Heard it was Vikas Malu of Kuber group in the car.. a fellow dipsite.. got these in school group. pic.twitter.com/V2ID5sFB9t— Puneet Bhambri (@pbhambri) August 23, 2023
Learning Point for Young Readers:
Accidents like these underscore the importance of road safety and responsible driving. Speed thrills but also, unfortunately, kills. It’s crucial, especially for young drivers and readers who might be new to driving, to always prioritize safety over speed. Despite having the most luxurious cars at one’s fingertips, responsibility shouldn’t be overlooked.
Despite the continuing investigation, this accident serves as a harsh reminder of the perils of high-speed driving and the importance of remaining alert and responsible. There’s a lesson here for everyone, no matter their age or driving experience.
We extend our deepest condolences to the families affected by this tragedy.