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