Haryana: Woman hair gets entangled in go-kart, dies

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In a horrifying mishap, a woman died on Wednesday after her hair got entangled in the rear wheels of a go-kart, ripping her scalp off.

Kaur's husband told media he was taken aback on hearing sudden screams from her wife.

According to police, Puneet along with a few of her family members, including her two-year-old son, was on a visit to Timber Trail in Parwanoo of Himachal Pradesh.


The family, which lives in Bhatinda, was on a holiday and had chose to stop at Pinjore Gardens for the amusement park on their way back from Timber Trail in Parwanoo. The family had booked four go-karts for six members. Puneet and Amardeep were in the same kart while their son was taken care of by the grandmother. However, she was declared brought dead. They were about to complete the first lap when Ms Kaur's hair flew out of her bun and got stuck in a rear wheel. The incident occurred around 2 p.m but the police got a call at about 5:30 p.m. Puneet's post-mortem reports are yet to come.

"The family members are yet to record their statements". We do not want a police case against anyone right now. The victim's body will be sent for an autopsy on Thursday.

"This incident has left everyone shocked.usually all safety measures are followed".


The amusement park adjacent to Pinjore Gardens has been leased to private contractor for 10 years in 2013. One person has been tasked with ensuring that all people wear proper head gear and follow other rule before using a go-kart.

The go-karting activity has been shut down and a departmental probe has been ordered, the report added.


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