62-year-old dies after being hit by vehicle

In another death on the city roads,a 62-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run case.

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: May 21, 2012 1:47 am

In another death on the city roads,a 62-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run case.

Identified as Sector 56 resident Mahesh Chander,he was working as a private security guard. He happened to be the 57th victim of a road accident in the city this year.

The police were informed about the incident around 10 pm on Saturday. Chander was on foot when an unidentified vehicle hit him. He suffered serious injuries in the accident. The accused fled,leaving Chander on the road where he was spotted by a passer-by.

The police vehicle rushed the victim to PGIMER where the duty doctors declared him dead on arrival. A case of causing death due to negligence has been registered at the Sector 39 Police Station against an unidentified vehicle driver.

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