Nagpur: A rashly driven Force Traveller bus knocked a 70-year old woman to death near Old Wardha Post No. 8, Khapri on Tuesday evening. The deceased woman has not been identified so far. The driver of the killer vehicle went absconding after the mishap and is being searched.
The unidentified 70-year old woman was walking near Old Wardha Post No. 8, Khapri around 7.15 pm on Tuesday. At the same time, a recklessly driven Force Traveller bus (MH-49/J 0899) hit her. The frail woman could not sustain the forceful impact and died on the spot due to severe injuries. On being informed about the fatal accident, a team of Beltarodi Police Station reached the spot. After preliminary investigation, cops sent body of the woman to GMCH for autopsy. The driver of the killer vehicle reportedly fled the spot.
Beltarodi API R S Hanavate, based on the information provided by ASI Ramesh Sahare, booked the Force Traveller bus driver under Sections 279, 304(A) of the IPC read with Sub-Section 184 of Motor Vehicles Act. The accused driver is being searched.