Hyderabad: An infant died, while two other members of his family sustained injuries in Hyderabad on Sunday after a speeding SUV rammed into an an auto rickshaw carrying them near Bowenpally. The driver was also injured.
The SUV was driven by a 16-year-old boy who is a resident of Alwal.
Police said that the the woman, Sandhya Rani from KPHB Colony was on her way to Yapral with her twin sons - Madhav and Mahadev and her mother when the incident took place.
Such was the impact that the SUV went on to hit few other two-wheeler after hitting the SUV, police said.
“The boy drove his vehicle in a rash and negligent manner and rammed the auto rickshaw near Dairy Farm crossroads. All the five persons, including the infants, sustained injuries in the incident. A few two-wheeler riders who were passing by too got injured and their vehicles got damaged,” Bowenpally Station House P Chandra Shekar was quoted saying by a daily.
All the five were rushed to the hospital but Madhav and his grandmother succumbed to their injuries at the hospital.
Police said that a case has been registered against him and the owner of the car.
A leading web portal pointed out that in the month of June, 2019 more than 2,000 minors were booked for driving vehicles without a license. Police said the parents of the minors were booked and 1,932 chargesheets had also been filed.