Published On : Sat, Mar 7th, 2015

7-year old boy crushed to death by speeding truck in a hit-and-run case

Nagpur: A 7-year old boy was crushed to death by a rashly driven Tata Turbo truck in a hit-and-run case. The tragic incident occurred in Kalamna area on Friday evening. A search has been launched to trace the driver of the killer truck.

The victim, Aditya (7), son of Swapnil Manwatkar, resident of MHADA Quarters, Chikhli in Kalamna area, was playing near his house around 5 pm on Friday. At the same time, the Tata Turbo truck (MH-31/DS 5228), driven recklessly by Vinod Shivlal Kohale (18), resident of MHADA Quarters, Chikhli, hit Aditya and crushed him under the wheels of the truck. The kid died on the spot. Shockingly, the accused driver Vinod did not stop his truck after hitting Aditya and speeded away along with the vehicle.

Kalamna PSI, acting on a complaint filed by Manoj Meshram, has booked the accused truck driver Vinod Shivlal Kohale under Sections 304(A), 279 of IPC read with Sections 134, 177 of Motor Vehicles Act and launched a search to nab him.