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Drunk 19-yr-old jumps red light, rams car

Agency | August 12, 2017 04:05 PM

New Delhi, A 19-year-old boy driving a Mercedes car under the influence of alcohol has been arrested for jumping a red light and ramming another car here, police said on Saturday.

The accident took place around 11 p.m. on Friday.

Deputy Commissioner of Police B. K. Singh told IANS that the accused was driving under the influence of alcohol.

He said the accused before hitting the car did not stop at a checkpoint when the police flagged him down.

The youth then jumped the signal and rammed his car into a Swift coming from the opposite direction, police said.

Police identified the accused as Dhruv Bagla and said that his 20-year-old co-passenger was also drunk.

No one sustained serious injuries in the accident, police said.

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