Horrific accident caught on Camera: Car crashes into pedestrians on median, 3-year-old killed (video)
April 18, 2017, Chennai
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Pune, April 18: A three year old girl killed and four others including the girl's mother were critically injured after a speeding car hit them on Baner Road (Pune) on Monday afternoon.
The victims were standing on the median blocks, waiting to cross the road, when a car driven by a middle-aged woman drove on the median and hit them.
The Chatushrungi police said the woman lost control over the vehicle, leading to the mishap.
All five victims are residents of Baner gaothan. They were taken to a nearby private hospital where three-year-old Isha Vishwakarma was declared dead. Her mother Pooja (26) sustained severe injuries. Vishwakarma's neighbour Nisha Shaikh (27), her son Sajid (4) and Nisha's brother Shahjad (22) were also badly injured.
"Sajid is critical and had been admitted to the intensive care unit of another private hospital," assistant inspector Tanaji Bhogam of the Chatushrungi police said.
The driver, whose is from a builder's family, claimed she felt giddy and lost control over the car. She too has been admitted to a private hospital. An offence was registered against her under sections 304(a) (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) and 279 ( rash and negligent driving) of the Indian Penal Code.