Three-year-old boy dies in hit-and-run at Kalwa

As soon as the driver hit the boy, passers-by tried to catch him but he managed to escape
Bhattar Singh was a resident of Kalwa and he was crossing the road when a speeding four-wheeler lost control and rammed into the boy.(Pic for representation/Getty Images)
Bhattar Singh was a resident of Kalwa and he was crossing the road when a speeding four-wheeler lost control and rammed into the boy.(Pic for representation/Getty Images)
Published on Dec 06, 2018 12:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByArvind WalmikiCCTV, Thane

A three-year-old boy died after a car hit ran him over near Kharegaon at Kalwa.

The police have got the four-wheeler’s number plate and are looking for the driver.

Bhattar Singh was a resident of Kalwa and he was crossing the road when a speeding four-wheeler lost control and rammed into the boy.

As soon as the driver hit the boy, passers-by tried to catch him but he managed to escape.

A police officer from Kalwa police station said, “We initially took the child to a nearby hospital but he was declared brought dead. We checked the CCTV footage of the spot and got the four-wheeler’s number plate. We have idenfied the driver and will arrest him soon.”

The boy’s father is a labourer and mother works as a domestic help. The child had gone out to play when the accident took place.

“We have taken the parents’ statement. A case has been registered against the driver,” said the police.

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