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Speeding Sedan kills two in Navi Mumbai; cops on lookout for driver

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Speeding Sedan kills two in Navi Mumbai; cops on lookout for driver
22 July, 2019
At least two people were killed while four others got seriously injured when a speeding car ran over them in Kamothe area of Navi Mumbai in Maharashtra. The incident occurred at around 7.30 pm on Sunday when a speeding Skoda car ran over at least six people.

In the sector 6 of Kamothe area, the speeding car hit the pedestrians in front of Sarovar hotel. According to eyewitnesses, the car first hit a two-wheeler, following which it ran over four others.

The car was later seized in a damaged condition and the person driving the car managed to escape before onlookers could get hold of him. The police have launched an investigation and are on lookout for the culprit.

The deceased were identified as 7-year-old Sarthak Chopade and 32-year-old Vaibhav Gurav.

A report said that the car hit as many as seven motor-cycles and a school bus. The car reportedly spun out of control and rammed into the vehicles.

The incident was caught on CCTV camera. The speeding car could be seen hitting a girl walking on the side of the road and several bike-borne persons. Passers-by could be seen rushing to help those hit by the car. The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital. 

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