Two-and-a-half-year old boy mowed down by speeding car
A speeding car allegedly mowed down a two-and-a-half-year old boy at B block in Lajpat Nagar, SahibabadUpdated: Feb 17, 2017 22:51 IST
A speeding car allegedly mowed down a two-and-a-half-year old boy at B block in Lajpat Nagar, Sahibabad, on Thursday night.
According to family members of the victim, Adhyan, he was on his way to his house from his father’s car workshop next door, around 9pm on Thursday night when the car, allegedly driven by one Umang Goel, hit him.
“The car was speeding and hit the boy. He came under the tyres and his head was crushed. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where the doctors declared him dead. The car driver was trying to flee, but was stopped by locals. Police were informed and the driver handed over,” said Soni Kumar, an employee at the workshop of boy’s father, Sachin Arora.
After the police arrived, they picked up the driver, seized the car, and towed it to Sahibabad police station where a police complaint was lodged by the victim’s family.
“We have arrested the driver and also seized the car involved in the accident. An FIR has also been lodged in the incident,” said Anup Singh, circle officer (Sahibabad).
The police have lodged the FIR under sections for rash driving and causing death by negligence.
First Published: Feb 17, 2017 22:51 IST