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.