A young Radio Mirchi executive was killed after her car plunged into an open drain along the road in Noida in the early hours of Wednesday. The victim has been identified as Tania Khanna who was driving a Verna car that fell into the eight-foot-wide open drain near a sharp turn near the Sector 85.
The drain was reportedly filled with water and the bumper of the car Khanna was driving hit the bed of the drain. On impact, the windshield of the car broke due to which the drain water gushed into the car. Khanna tried to get out of the car through the back seat doors, but couldn't as the doors had gotten locked.
The autopsy report has stated the cause of the death as drowning.
The Verna was then pulled out by a crane and the 28-year-old was rushed to the hospital. However, she was declared brought dead. A case of accidental death has now been registered and the police are probing the matter.