Woman dies after her hair gets stuck in go-kart, ripping off the scalp


NATIONAL | February 15, 2018:

In a tragic incident that took place at an amusement park adjacent to Yadavindra Gardens in Pinjore, a 28-year-old Bathinda women was killed after her hair got stucked in a wheel of a go-kart tearing her scalp off the head on Wednesday.

The deceased, Puneet Kaur was a resident of Rampura Phul in Bathinda and was visiting the park named – Aqua village- along with her husband Amardeep Singh and their two-year-old son along with other family members.

Police said the family was on a vacation and had visited Timber Trail in Parwanoo in the morning after reaching Kharar on Tuesday night. "On their way back from Timber Trail, they decided to visit the amusement park," said a cop investigating the case.

The Haryana tourism department has leased out the park to a private contractor.

Couple was about to complete first lap.

The police said that the family had booked four go-karts — open-wheel cars used for recreational purposes — for six members. Puneet and her husband were in the same kart while their child was sitting along with his grandmother. When the first lap of the track was about to conclude, Puneet's hair got caught in a wheel.

The incident left everyone shocked and go-karting was stopped immediately. Meanwhile, Puneet was rushed to a private hospital in a critical condition, from where she was referred to General Hospital, Sector 6, Panchkula. However, she was declared brought dead.

The police got a call around 5:30pm from the Panchkula hospital. "The family members are yet to record their statements. It will be followed by investigations," said a police official. The postmortem will be conducted on Thursday.

Puneet Kaur's family members are outside the mortuary in General Hospital, Sector 6, Panchkula, on Wednesday. The victim's autopsy will be conducted today.

Source: Hindustan Times

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