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.