Class 12 Student Takes Father's Car For Joyride, Runs Over Man In Delhi

Police said the boy, a student of Class XII at a private school, had taken out his father's Hyundai Santro for a drive on Tuesday in west Delhi's Prashant Vihar.

Class 12 Student Takes Father's Car For Joyride, Runs Over Man In Delhi

The accident happened on Tuesday and the victim died on Thursday. (File photo)

New Delhi: A 25-year-old who was allegedly run over by a teen driver in Delhi's Prashant Vihar died yesterday. The boy, 16, was driving his father's car when he allegedly mowed down Manjeet near a traffic signal, the police said. The victim worked as a cook at a local restaurant.

According to the police, the boy, a student of Class 12 at a private school, had taken out his father's Santro for a drive on Tuesday in west Delhi's Prashant Vihar. It is suspected that he was speeding when he hit Manjeet near a traffic signal while he was crossing the road.

Manjeet was rushed to a local hospital where his condition remained critical. He died on Thursday morning, police said.

The boy was detained and a case was filed against his father under the Motor Vehicles Act for allowing a minor to drive a car, the police said.
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