A woman was killed while her husband and two children were injured after a speeding car ran over them when they were sleeping on a footpath in Gujarat's Ahmedabad in the early hours of Tuesday morning, police said.
After the incident, which took place around 12:30 am, the car driver fled leaving the vehicle behind, a traffic police official said.
"The car driver lost control over the wheels following which the vehicle ran over the family of daily wagers sleeping on a footpath between Shivranjani and Nehru Nagar localities in Ahmedabad, and also hit a two-wheeler parked there," he said.
A woman, identified as Santuben Babubhai (38), was killed, while her husband Babubhai and two children were injured and taken to a hospital for treatment, traffic police sub-inspector BB Vaghela told news agency Press Trust of India.
"The victims were daily wagers from Gujarat's Dahod district. The injured persons have been admitted to a hospital for treatment. The car driver fled the spot leaving the vehicle behind. We are trying to nab the car driver," Mr Vaghela said.
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