Teen killed, 2 in­jured in hit and run

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - TIMES CITY -

New Delhi: A14-year-old boy died while his brother and a friend were crit­i­cally in­jured af­ter their two-wheeler was hit by an un­known ve­hi­cle near Su­ra­jkund on Sun­day af­ter­noon. The er­rant driver, how­ever, man­aged to flee from the scene.

The vic­tim was iden­ti­fied as Shivam, a res­i­dent of Badarpur in south­east Delhi. His brother Vishu (10) and neigh­bour Raja suf­fered se­ri­ous in­juries and are un­der­go­ing treat­ment at Saf­dar­jung Hos­pi­tal.

Cops said that the ac­ci­dent took place when the boys were triple-rid­ing on their scooty. Ini­tial probe re­vealed that a speed­ing ve­hi­cle hit the scooty from be­hind. They were rushed to a nearby hos­pi­tal, where Shivam was de­clared brought dead.

Acase of dan­ger­ous driv­ing and caus­ing death due to neg­li­gence has been reg­is­tered against the un­known driver. CCTV footage from the area is be­ing scanned to as­cer­tain the iden­tity of the ac­cused.

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