- Eyewitnesses said the men were pushing their fruit carts
- One of the men died on the spot; the other was taken to hospital
- Police said they are trying to trace the car and arrest the driver
A fruit-seller was killed and another man was injured after a speeding Mercedes-Benz car hit their carts at south-west Delhi's Dwarka around midnight on Sunday, the police said. The driver sped away after the accident.
Eyewitnesses said the men were pushing a fruit cart after loading it from a nearby wholesale vegetable market when the speeding luxury car lost control and rammed them at 11:30 pm on Sunday.
Fruit seller Sarvesh, 35, died on the spot and his friend Inder, 30, was taken to Ayushman Hospital at Dwarka, a police officer said.
Photos shot by passers-by show a mangled cart and fruit scattered everywhere on the road at Dwarka Sector 7.
The police said they are trying to trace the car and arrest the driver, adding they have found a logo of the luxury car brand from the accident site, news agency PTI reported. The police are now scanning CCTV footage in the area.
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With inputs from Agencies