Drunk driver runs over 74-year-old at Vile Parle

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - FRONT PAGE - Jayprakash S Naidu ■ jayprakash.naidu@hin­dus­tan­times.com

MUM­BAI: A drink-driv­ing ac­ci­dent killed a 74-year-old man at Vile Parle (East) on Fri­day. The se­nior ci­ti­zen, who was on his morn­ing walk, was hit by a speed­ing Santro. The driver has been ar­rested.

The po­lice said Prakash Vaikar was on his morn­ing walk around 6.30am on Te­j­pal scheme road, when he was knocked down by the car driven by Kailash Sati, 37. Vaikar suf­fered a head in­jury and was rushed to Cooper hospi­tal, where he was de­clared dead.

Sati, who works as a driver, was taken to VN Desai Hospi­tal for a med­i­cal test where he was found to be un­der the in­flu­ence of al­co­hol.

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