A Four-year-old girl was killed on Friday near Government Multi Specialty Hospital Sector 16 after she was hit by a speeding car.
The deceased was identified as Mohani,a resident of Ram Darbar. The accused,identified as Karan Mehan,was arrested on the spot.
On Friday morning,Mohani along with her mother Suman visited GMSH-16 for a health check-up. Around 1 pm,the two left the hospital. As they were crossing Sector 10/16 dividing road to board a bus from the bus stand,a speeding Skoda hit the girl from behind.
The car,bearing a Chandigarh registration number,rammed the road divider thereafter.
Mohani was rushed to GMSH- 16. A call was made to the police and Karan was arrested on the spot and later bailed out. Mohani,however,succumbed to her injuries in the hospital. Her mother Suman,is a house wife while her father is a laborer.
Karan,35,is a businessman and resides in Sector 9. A case of rash driving,causing hurt by acts endangering personal safety
of others,and of causing death due to negligence has been registered with the Sector 3 police.