4 die,3 injured after car hits autorickshaw

Four persons were killed and three were injured when a Mercedes car hit an autorickshaw from behind,in Borsad town of Anand district.

Written by Express News Service | Vadodara | Published:January 19, 2009 12:37 am

Four persons were killed and three were injured when a Mercedes car hit an autorickshaw from behind,in Borsad town of Anand district.

According to the Borsad police,the driver of the car (GJ-6 BL 1111) escaped from the spot.

The accident happened at 11 pm when the car hit the autorickshaw carrying three persons.

“The car was being driven at a very high speed,” said a police official.

Meanwhile,the police officials in Borsad have contacted Vadodara police to search the car,as it bears a Vadodara registration number.

“This is a clear case of hit and run,” said the official.

All the three passengers who travelled in the auto-rickshaw — Mina Patel,50,Jyoti Patel,50,and Phalguni Patel — and the autorickshaw driver,Shabbir Shaikh,24,died on the spot.

Meanwhile,the injured have been taken to the Borsad Civil Hospital for treatment.

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