Rolls Royce collides with oil tanker, 2 die


Two people were killed in a fatal accident in Haryana’s Nuh on Thursday after a Rolls Royce Phantom – an uber-luxurious limousine – smashed into a petrol tanker on the New Delhi-Mumbai expressway. The Rolls Royce was reportedly being driven at 230 km per hour.
Three people – occupants of the car – were injured and are being treated at a Gurgaon hospital. They are Divya and Tasbir from Chandigarh, and Vikas from Delhi. The two killed were the tanker driver, Rampreet, and his assistant Kuldeep.
Visuals from the site showed little left of the Phantom, which costs over Rs 10 crore; one video showed the front reduced to pile of mangled metal with the engine on fire and debris surrounding the vehicle. The doors of the car were open revealing a bright orange interior.
Far less was left of the tanker; images showed a crumped pile of brown metal lying by the side of the highway as locals revealed to NDTV events following the accident.
“On that day, after we got information of the accident, we arrived on the scene within five-six minutes. By this time the accident was over… and the tanker was on fire. But there was nobody in the car… they had left,” one local explained.