2 killed in separate hit-and-runs in Thane
Two people died in separate accidents in Thane in two days. In both cases, the police have lodged a case against unidentified people who fled from the accident.
On Thursday around 7.30am, Naresh Jethalal Sharda, 51, a businessman from Majiwada, had come to Naupada for some work. While he was returning home on his two-wheeler, an unknown vehicle hit Naresh from behind. He was taken to the Thane civil hospital where he was declared dead owing to internal injuries.
“A case was registered under relevant sections of the IPC,” said a police officer from Naupada police station.
In another accident, a 55-yearold woman was hit by a vehicle on Wednesday. The accident took place near Wagle Estate, Thane, around 10am. During preliminary investigation, it was found that the woman was mentally challenged. She was taken to the Thane civil hospital where she was declared dead.”
A police officer from Thane commissionerate, said, “In both accidents, we are going through CCTV footage to trace the vehicle driver who fled away from the spot.”