Toddler killed in road mishap
An 18monthold child was killed after being hit by a scooter allegedly being driven by a 15yearold boy in northeast Delhis Khajuri Khas, police said on...
New Delhi: An 18-month-old child was killed after being hit by a scooter allegedly being driven by a 15-year-old boy in northeast Delhi's Khajuri Khas, police said on Thursday.
Police said the boy has been held and sent to a juvenile home. According to police, they were informed at around 8.50 pm on Wednesday about the accident. The victim was rushed to a hospital, where he was declared brought dead, they said.
Police said a video of the incident has surfaced and it purportedly shows the boy hitting the child after he lost control over his scooter, they added.
During preliminary investigation, it was found that the teenager was riding the scooter and hit the child, police said.
Police are probing how the juvenile managed to get the keys of the scooter and will take appropriate legal action against the owner of the vehicle.