The Makarpura police on Tuesday arrested a car driver in connection with the death of a young woman allegedly in a hit-and-run case on National Highway near Vadodara on Monday.
The arrested car driver has been identified as Prabhulal Gujjar (30) who allegedly ran over a woman near Jambuva bridge on NH 8 near Vadodara.
According to the police, the accident occurred on Monday evening when Gujjar who was driving an SUV Bolero hit Minakshi Padhiyar (32) near Jambuva bridge on National Highway in Vadodara. Padhiyar died on the spot, while the vehicle driver abandoned the car at the spot and ran away.
“We have arrested Prabhulal Gujjar and also seized the vehicle involved in the accident. Further probe is under way,” said Police Sub-Inspector V N Mahida. The driver has been booked under Sections 279, 304, 337 of the IPC and Sections 177, 184, 134 of the Motor Vehicles Act, he added.