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29-year-old Mumbai man dies in hit-and-run

According to the police, Kiran Naresh Kaini was riding his bike from Mumbai towards Panvel. He was hit by the vehicle while crossing the flyover

mumbai Updated: Jun 03, 2018 01:21 IST
Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan
Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan
Hindustan Times
Mumbai,Malad,Sion-Panvel highway
There was traffic jam on the bridge for some time following the accident.(HT FILE)

A 29-year-old man from Malad died after his bike was hit by an unidentified vehicle on the Sion-Panvel highway on Saturday.

The accident took place above the flyover near Hiranandani Chowk around 7.30am. The driver of the vehicle which hit the man fled the spot, leaving him in a critical condition.

According to the police, Kiran Naresh Kaini was riding his bike from Mumbai towards Panvel. He was hit by the vehicle while crossing the flyover.

“Some locals rushed him to a nearby hospital, but he died during the treatment,” a police officer from Kharghar police station said.

The police have registered a case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Motor Vehicles Act against the driver.

“We are trying to find out the registration number of the vehicle with the help of CCTV footage. The driver will be arrested soon,” another police officer said.

There was traffic jam on the bridge for some time following the accident.

First Published: Jun 03, 2018 01:21 IST