Schoolgirl killed, brother injured by speeding dumper

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A schoolgirl was crushed to death and her elder brother injured on Friday when a speeding dumper hit them in south Delhi, police said, adding that the vehicle’s driver has been arrested.

As Raju, 14, and his sister Ishrat, 12, were on way to their school around 7 a.m, the dumper driver lost control over his vehicle after colliding with a bus while overtaking in Sarita Vihar near Shaheen Bagh and mowed down the girl and injured her brother.

“Accused Puspender was caught by passerbys and handed over to police,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Chinmoy Biswal said.

Both children were rushed to hospital, where Ishrat was pronounced dead while Raju is undergoing treatment.

The two lived in a slum and studied in a government school in Noor Nagar.

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