New Delhi, January 25: A three-year-old boy died after he was allegedly mowed down by a rashly-driven Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus in the capital's Najafgarh area, policel said on Thursday. A police official said that a police control room call regarding a fatal accident was received at Najafgarh police station on Wednesday following which a police team rushed to the spot.

"On reaching the spot, which was near Louis Philippe Shop, on the main Najafgarh-Uttam Nagar road in Najafgarh, Gopal a.k.a Priyanshu, a resident of Roshanpura was found injured on the spot," the official said. Delhi Road Accident Video: Speeding Car Rams Into LPG Cylinder Supplier Cart Tossing Gas Cylinders in Air, Shocking CCTV Footage Surfaces.

The injured was rushed to RTRM Hospital in an ambulance where he was declared brought dead. "A case under Sections 279 and 304A Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered on the complaint of the deceased boy’s father Jugender. Delhi Road Accident: Physically Challenged Woman Crushed to Death While Crossing Road, Truck Driver Nabbed After Massive Search Operation.

"The DTC driver, identified as Sunil, a resident of Haryana's Jhajjar district has been apprehended and further legal action is being taken. The body of the deceased has been preserved for autopsy examination," the official added.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jan 25, 2024 05:43 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website