A pedestrian succumbed to injuries suffered after he was hit by a car near the Sector 16 bus stop on Friday.
The victim has been identified as 65-year-old Sardara Singh. He had retired from the UT Estate Office a few years back. The son of the deceased is an employee of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation.
The incident happened on Friday,when Sardara Singh was accompanied by his grandson Inderjit Singh. While the two were crossing the road,a speeding Swift Dezire car being driven by Sector 38(W) resident Amrao Singh hit him.
Sardara Singh suffered serious head injuries and was rushed to the Government Multi-Speciality Hospital (GMSH-16) by the accused. As the condition of the victim was serious,the doctors referred him to PGIMER. He succumbed to injuries while being treated at the hospital.
The accused who works for LIC has been arrested. A case of causing death due to negligence has been registered at the Sector 3 police station on the complaint of Inderjit.