A 27-year-old woman, who worked for a private company in Noida, died after her car allegedly slammed into a subway pillar on Golf Course Road in Gurgaon late Wednesday night, police said. Police registered an FIR against unidentified people after his mother filed a complaint.

Police said the deceased was identified as Ekta Kumar, a resident of an upmarket condominium in Sector 42 on Golf Course Road. Police say the incident happened around 1:30 a.m. as the woman was returning home from meeting her friends.

A police officer said: ‘In the complaint, the victim’s mother said that at around 8pm on Wednesday her daughter went to the Supermart near the Galleria market to meet friends and returned around 1.30am. The Complainant stated that when her daughter was returning to her Celerio car, an unknown vehicle being driven recklessly hit her (her daughter’s car) in the side causing her car to become unbalanced and hit the pillar under the sector 53/54 rapid metro station.

Police said the victim was rushed to a private hospital by bystanders and pronounced dead on arrival. The victim’s car was completely crushed on the driver’s side and the windows were smashed.

DCP (East) Virender Vij said: “Upon the complaint of the victim’s mother, we registered an FIR and launched an investigation. We check the CCTV on the stretch near the subway station to identify the accused. The victim’s body was returned to the family after the autopsy and the report is awaited.

Police said they are verifying the circumstances leading up to the incident. A case has been registered against the unknown defendant under Sections 279 (reckless driving) and 304 A (causing death by negligence) of the ICC at the Sector 53 police station, police said.

The Golf Course Road to Cyber ​​City stretch is one of the most accident-prone stretches in the city, with more than 30 fatalities over the past three years, police said.

In March 2022, four restaurant workers were killed after a car rammed their motorbikes near Arjun Marg on Golf Course Road. CCTV footage of the incident, recovered by police, showed the two motorbikes spinning the turtle several times due to the impact.

Following the incident, officials from the traffic police, Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority, NHAI and a team of road engineering experts conducted an inspection of the place and announced that a safety audit of the entire golf course road would be carried out. City agencies had also said speed reduction measures, such as installing rumble strips, would be implemented at intersections and CCTV would be installed. In May, traffic police said they were working to set speed limits on all major roads in the city.