A pavement dweller was killed and three others injured when a speeding auto driven by a teenager ploughed through them in Delhi's Kashmere gate area on Thursday morning, reports said. Police sources said the boy turned 18 last month Police said the incident took place at 5.45 am on the Ring Road, near the Loha Pul in Kashmere Gate. But Police Control Room received the information at 6.15 a.m.
The injured, identified as Asif, Karan and Sanjay, were undergoing treatment at a hospital.
The victims appear to be daily wagers, the police said.
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Deputy Commissioner of Police, North district, Jatin Narwal said that locals caught the driver after the accident and handed him over to the police. His friends fled soon after the accident but they later joined the probe, he said. Watch VideoTheir vehicle rammed into the pavement by the road, at 5:45 am on Thursday.
Delhi Police on Thursday apprehended a teenager for mowing down four people near ISBT Kashmere Gate.A case has been registered under Section 304 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). They told police that they stay up the whole night studying for the exams, and often go out in the morning. The auto was being driven by a teenager who had lost control of the vehicle and climbed on the footpath.
The errant driver, who was driving without license, was apprehended at the spot, while his two friends managed to escape following the incident, police said.