A 15-year-old pedestrian succumbed to accidents sustained after being hit by an SUV close to Botanical backyard, Chandigarh.

The deceased was recognized as Lavanya, 15, a resident of Nayagaon.

The incident happened on Tuesday when Lavanya was crossing the highway close to gate number one of Botanical Backyard. A Tata Nexon coming from PGIMER facet hit her, following which she was tossed up within the air and crashed on the windscreen of the automobile. She was rushed to PGIMER with extreme head accidents, a damaged spinal wire and broken eye. She the place she succumbed to her accidents on Wednesday.

Complainant Amit Singh, 25, of Dhanas, mentioned when he reached Botanical Backyard’s gate, he noticed a automobile in pace hit the sufferer. The driving force of the automobile didn’t even blow the horn, he claimed.

The automobile, Tata Nexon, bearing Himachal Pradesh registration quantity, was pushed by Surbhi, 21, hailing from Baddi, presently staying in Omaxe Metropolis, New Chandigarh.

The sufferer’s mom, Nancy Sharma, who works in a lodge, mentioned that Lavanya is her eldest daughter. On Tuesday, she had gone to satisfy her good friend. Lavanya is survived by her mom and 10-year-old brother, and her father.

A case initially below Sections 279 (rash driving) and 337 (negligence) of the Indian Penal Code was registered at Sarangpur police station and later after her dying Part 304A of IPC was added. Police are but to arrest Surbhi.


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