Pedestrian Knocked Dead By Sports Utility Vehicle In Maharashtra: Police

A pedestrian, Sanjay Sadashiv, was killed after being hit by an Sports Utility Vehicle in Maharashtra's Nagpur, police said on Friday.

Pedestrian Knocked Dead By Sports Utility Vehicle In Maharashtra: Police

Police said that the accident occured on Thursday night and the victim died on spot. (Representational)

Nagpur:

A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a Sports Utility Vehicle in Maharashtra's Nagpur, police said on Friday.

The incident occurred on Thursday night. The victim, Sanjay Sadashiv Pardhi (45), a resident of Bhandara district, had arrived in Nagpur on Thursday, they said.

"Soon after getting down from a bus around 8.30 pm, he was crossing a road when he was hit by the SUV. He died on the spot," a police official said.

The driver fled the site after the incident, he said. A case under IPC sections 279 (rash driving), 304(A) (causing death by negligence) and sections of the Motor Vehicles Act, he said.