Daughter of PTI Member Naveed Akhtar Killed In Car Crash In US
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Naveed Akhtar Warraich’s daughter, Alizay Akhtar, died in a car crash in New Jersey, the United States on Monday.
A suspected drunk-driver, identified as Aliaksandr Tsytsenia, drove into Akhtar’s vehicle after crossing over into the opposite lane. The accident took place in Oxbridge area, a township in New Jersey.
Police arrested the 28-year-old Tsytsenia, who faces charges of vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of an accident, assault by car, and driving while intoxicated.
Akhtar’s younger daughter was also seated alongside Alizay and sustained injuries. She is being currently treated in the hospital.
Police said that the accused tried to escape after the hit and run but was arrested by the police.
Alizay Akhtar, a promising 19-year-old student, was studying at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a full scholarship.
The news of her death came as a shock to friends and family members alike. Members of the community mourned the death of the bright student, who was just beginning to carve out a great future for herself.