Nagpur Hit-and-Run: Drunk Driver Runs Over Eight People Sleeping on Pavement Near Dighori Chowk in Wathoda, Two Killed and Five Injured; Accused Arrested

The driver of the speeding car was heading towards Umred Marg when he allegedly lost control and crashed the vehicle onto the pavement. The speeding car allegedly crushed three women, four children and one man. One woman is reportedly said to have died on the spot in the accident.

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Nagpur Hit-and-Run: Drunk Driver Runs Over Eight People Sleeping on Pavement Near Dighori Chowk in Wathoda, Two Killed and Five Injured; Accused Arrested
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Nagpur, June 17: A hit-and-run accident has come to light from Maharashtra, where a speeding driver allegedly crushed eight people sleeping on the pavement in Nagpur. The alleged road accident occurred after 12 am today, June 17. According to news reports, two people were killed, and five others were seriously injured in the road accident in Nagpur. The alleged car crash occurred near Dighori Chowk in Wathoda police station limits.

According to a report in Lokmat, the accident occurred when a few people were reportedly sleeping on the pavement around 12:30 midnight. Those who were crushed by the speeding car included daily wage earners who earned their livelihood by selling toys on the streets. Among the eight people crushed by the speeding car were women and children. Nagpur Road Accident: Two Army Jawans Killed, Seven Persons Injured in Bus-Autorickshaw Collision in Maharashtra (See Pics and Vid’: CBFC Censors Vicky Kaushal & Triptii Dimri’s Kissing Scenes of 27 Seconds, Grants U/a Certificate

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Nagpur Hit-and-Run: Drunk Driver Runs Over Eight People Sleeping on Pavement Near Dighori Chowk in Wathoda, Two Killed and Five Injured; Accused Arrested

The driver of the speeding car was heading towards Umred Marg when he allegedly lost control and crashed the vehicle onto the pavement. The speeding car allegedly crushed three women, four children and one man. One woman is reportedly said to have died on the spot in the accident.

News Team Latestly|
Nagpur Hit-and-Run: Drunk Driver Runs Over Eight People Sleeping on Pavement Near Dighori Chowk in Wathoda, Two Killed and Five Injured; Accused Arrested
Representative Image (Photo Credit- Pixabay)

Nagpur, June 17: A hit-and-run accident has come to light from Maharashtra, where a speeding driver allegedly crushed eight people sleeping on the pavement in Nagpur. The alleged road accident occurred after 12 am today, June 17. According to news reports, two people were killed, and five others were seriously injured in the road accident in Nagpur. The alleged car crash occurred near Dighori Chowk in Wathoda police station limits.

According to a report in Lokmat, the accident occurred when a few people were reportedly sleeping on the pavement around 12:30 midnight. Those who were crushed by the speeding car included daily wage earners who earned their livelihood by selling toys on the streets. Among the eight people crushed by the speeding car were women and children. Nagpur Road Accident: Two Army Jawans Killed, Seven Persons Injured in Bus-Autorickshaw Collision in Maharashtra (See Pics and Video).

As per the report, the driver of the speeding car was heading towards Umred Marg when he allegedly lost control and crashed the vehicle onto the pavement. The speeding car allegedly crushed three women, four children and one man. One woman is reportedly said to have died on the spot in the accident. After the accident, there was panic in the area.

Cops said that there was a pool of blood on the accident site. After crushing the labourers, the car's driver somehow managed to escape from the crime scene. Soon after they were alerted, the police team reached the spot and sent all injured to a nearby medical hospital for treatment. Officials said that one person died during treatment at the hospital. Maharashtra Hit-and-Run Case: CRPF Jawan Run Over by Unidentified Vehicle On Latur-Nanded Highway.

After the incident, the cops launched a probe to nab the accused and scanned CCTV of the area. Later, they arrested the car's driver identified as Bhushan Lanjewar. An official said that the accused was under the influence of alcohol. At present, five people are seriously injured, and they are undergoing treatment at the hospital.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jun 17, 2024 01:14 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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