Three young Indian men were killed in a car crash in Brampton, Canada early Thursday morning. The victims were Reetik chhabra "accident" (23), his younger brother Rohan (22), and their friend Gaurav Fasge (24).
The three friends had recently graduated together from Seneca College. They shared an apartment in Brampton.
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Police say their car crashed into a pole around 1:30am. Investigators believe another car was involved and may have been racing or interacting with the victims' car before the crash. The other driver is now in custody.
Witnesses said both cars were driving at very high speeds. This likely caused the crash.
Reetik had been out celebrating his 23rd birthday with his brother Rohan and close friend Gaurav on the night of the accident. The three students had formed a strong bond during their time at college together.
Their families are heartbroken over the tragic and sudden loss of these young men. Police are still investigating exactly how and why the collision occurred.
Police say their Volkswagen Jetta collided with a pole around 1:30am. A damaged Nissan Altima was found nearby and its driver arrested. Investigators believe the two cars may have been dangerously racing before the crash.
Witnesses also reported the vehicles were traveling at extremely high speeds. The young men were recent graduates of Seneca College and close friends living together in Brampton. Reetik had been out celebrating his birthday that night with his brother and roommate when the tragedy occurred.