A young person, injured in a motorbike accident in Delhi’s Pragati Maidan tunnel, died following a delay in reaching the hospital because of a connectivity problem contained in the 1.3 km lengthy tunnel.
The incident occurred Monday evening when 19-year-old Rajan Rai, who was getting back from Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut, met with an accident contained in the tunnel, the police stated. Due to a poor connectivity problem contained in the tunnel, the passersby couldn’t make a misery name to the police, which triggered a delay within the emergency providers to achieve on time.
Rajan Rai suffered critical head accidents after his helmet was utterly broken within the accident. The teenager was rushed to the Lady Hardinge Medical College, the place he died throughout the therapy, the police stated.
The sufferer’s household has now determined to take authorized motion as an emergency name could not get by way of contained in the tunnel because of poor connectivity, sources stated.
The tunnel is claimed to be geared up with services for easy motion of site visitors and has a wise fireplace administration system, digitally managed CCTVs, and many others.
The 1.3 km lengthy Pragati Maidan tunnel was inaugurated final 12 months and is part of the Pragati Maidan Integrated Transit Corridor Project which incorporates the principle tunnel and 5 underpasses.