45-year- old man mowed down by un­known ve­hi­cle at Pan­vel

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NAVI MUMBAI -

A 45- year- old man died af­ter he was hit by an un­known ve­hi­cle at Pan­vel on Wed­nes­day.

Ac­cord­ing to t he po­lice, Prem Anand Minje, a na­tive of Jhark­hand, was walk­ing along the Palaspe Phata- JNPT road around 8.30pm. He was a car­pen­ter and stayed in a rented house in that area.

“As he was about to reach his house, the ve­hi­cle, which was also mov­ing in the same di­rec­tion, hit him from the rear. He suf­fered se­vere in­juries at var­i­ous parts of his body in the accident. He was rushed to a nearby hos­pi­tal by some lo­cal res­i­dents, but he died there af­ter some time,” said a po­lice of­fi­cer from Pan­vel po­lice sta­tion.

The po­lice have not been able to trace the ve­hi­cle that hit the vic­tim. “We are in­ves­ti­gat­ing the case and hope to ar­rest the driver soon,” an­other of­fi­cer said.

The vic­tim’s body was sent to Pan­vel ru­ral hos­pi­tal for con­duct­ing post mortem.

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