One dead, two injured as car falls into canal

Ghaziabad, Dec 20 (IANS) One person died and two were critically injured when their car fell into a roadside canal in Loni town of Ghaziabad on Tuesday, police said.

Police said the three persons were travelling from Delhi in a Wagon R car. As they neared the Behta Hazipur locality in Loni, their car fell into the canal.

“Local people saw the car fall and rushed to the spot. They were taken to nearby Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital where one person was declared dead and the other two were admitted in critical condition,” Superintendent of Police Om Prakash said.

Prakash added that they are trying to identify the victims. The reason for the mishap is not yet clear.