Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani escaped with minor injuries after her car strike a vehicle from her cavalcade on Yamuna Expressway late tonight.
A man, who was riding a motorcycle, was killed in the chain of accident which had led to a huge pile up of vehicles on the highway.
Irani was returning from Vrindavan after attending a convention arranged by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha when the accident took place.
She escaped with minor injuries on her left arm and leg, but was not hospitalized, the sources said.
“The victim has been identified as Ramesh, a doctor from Agra, who died on the spot, while his father and sister who were riding pillion were injured,” Singh said.
The couple in the car where also injured and have been sent to hospital, he said.
Irani, in a series of tweets, said, “For all enquiring re my accident- I’m fine. Thank you for the concern and wishes.”
“There was a pile up of vehicles due to an accident on the expressway. Unfortunately the police vehicle before mine & my car also crashed,” she said about the scene of the accident.
“Tried to help the injured who were lying on the road for quiet sometime and ensured they reach a hospital. Pray for their safety,” she said in another tweet.
“Good Samaritan Manoj Chopra and his wife also helped injured citizens. God bless them for their empathy and kindness,” she added.
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