Man dies after he crashes his Jaguar while allegedly spitting ‘gutkha’ out of the car

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Noida: A 27-year-old man was critically injured after he crashed his Jaguar into the divider on the Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida has died at the Delhi Apollo Hospital on Friday evening.

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The victim, Prashant Kasana was a resident of Kasana Towers in Sector Alpha 1 in Greater Noida. The incident happened around 6:15 PM on Thursday while he was coming from Jewar towards his home.

“The victim was admitted to our hospital on Thursday night in a critical state. He was under constant observation and despite our best efforts, he breathed his last on Friday evening,” an Apollo Hospitals spokesperson said.

According to a staff of the Yamuna Expressway’s concessionaire, he saw Kasana leaning out of the car window, moments before the accident.

“It was around 6pm when I saw the Jaguar, being driven at a high speed, and the driver leaning his head out to spit out paan. He lost control of the vehicle and it hit the central verge of the expressway before coming to a halt. My colleague and I pulled him out of the car and took him to Kailash Hospital in Greater Noida,” Mahaveer, who goes by a single name, said.

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However, the police said they have no such information about the reason of the accident.

“We received information about the accident only after 9pm and a team was sent to remove the vehicle from the expressway. We have not questioned the family yet and no case has been filed,” Arvind Pathak, station house officer, Knowledge Park police station, said.

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