A person died in a road mishap at the light point of Phase 3 and Phase 5 in SAS Nagar on Saturday.
The incident occurred in the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Manoj Kumar Sharma, a resident of Sector 56, Chandigarh.
Police said that the victim was found on the side of the road by Kamaljeet Singh, a resident of Phase 6, SAS Nagar, the owner of the house at which Sharma was living, who then rushed the victim to the hospital. The victim sustained the head injuries, and doctors declared that he was brought dead.
The police said that the case has been registered against an unidentified person under section 304A (death caused by negligence), 279 (rash driving) and 427 (mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees) of the India Penal Code.