2 police constables injured; teenager held
A 74-year-old person was mowed down by a Honda City at Marine Drive here on Wednesday after a teenager lost control of the vehicle. It also hit two police constables and one of them is in a serious condition, according to police.
The teenager has been booked under Sections 279, 304(a), 337 and 338 of the Indian Penal Code.
The 17-year-old student, whose father is a businessman in Dubai, was driving the vehicle around 8 a.m. He was accompanied by a friend.
He hit Sampat Maru (74), a resident of Ravindra Mansion in Churchgate, who was returning from morning walk.
“When he was crossing the road to reach Churchgate from Marine Drive, the Honda City hit him,” a police officer of the Marine Drive police station said.
Mr. Maru was declared dead on arrival at a nearby hospital.Police constables Anish Kini (31) and Yogesh Nizai (29) were walking towards the Legislative Assembly to join duty, when they were hit.