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Speeding car runs over pedestrians on Pune road – kills mother, daughter (video)

Pune police have arrested a woman driver after she ran over five pedestrians, who were waiting to cross the Baner road on Monday.   While a three-year-old girl Isha Vishwakarma died on the spot, her mother Pooja died today in  a hospital.

Pune police have arrested a woman driver after she ran over five pedestrians, who were waiting to cross the Baner road on Monday. 

While a three-year-old girl Isha Vishwakarma died on the spot, her mother Pooja died today in  a hospital.

The condition of the other three - Sajid Sheikh, his sister Nisha, and her 4-year-old son Syed Ali – is said to be serious.

 

A CCTV footage of the incident shows the five persons waiting at the divider to cross the road.

A speeding car enters the frame and runs over them.  It continues to move dragging them till coming to halt after hitting a pole. 

Pooja, who was standing with Isha, is seen landing on the other side of the road.

The victims were neighbours who had  gone for shopping together, said media reports.

Onlookers rushed to rescue the victims and took them to a hospital.

Police have booked the driver, Sujata Shroff, for rash driving and culpable homicide not amounting to murder. 

She told the police that she felt dizzy and lost control of the car.

Speeding car runs over pedestrians on Pune road (video)

 

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