Five people were injured, two of them critically, when an out of control Mercedes car slammed into them on a pavement in suburban Andheri in Mumbai during the early hours of Monday.
According to an ibnlive report, the incident took place in the Versova area of the suburb around 2 am on Monday morning.
After the accident, the driver of the car sped away and the police is presently attempting to trace the owner of the vehicle based on a half broken license plate was found at the site of the incident.
"Tonight at one am five people were defecating when a car hit them. Five people are injured and two are in serious condition. One of the injured has filed an FIR. We have got a logo of the Mercedes car," said an eyewitness.
An NDTV report, the police has registered a case of rash and negligent driving and is presently attempting to trace the vehicle with the assistance of Regional Transport Office officials.
This is tragically reminiscent of an incident on Linking road in Bandra, when an out of control Honda Accord killed two people and injured two others last week.
The driver of that car, Mohin Barmare, has been charged with culpable homicide (section 304), rash driving (section 279) and driving in the wrong direction (section 427) of the Indian penal code.
First Published On : Feb 18, 2013 11:54 IST