In a shocking hit-and-run case in, a luxury car in Mumbai allegedly ran over five people sleeping on pavements on Mohammed Ali road on late Thursday night.
The incident took place on Thursday night around 12:45 am according to reports.
A speeding Mercedes convertible with Jharkhand registration number ran over five people, including four women and a child. All the five were taken to the state-run JJ Hospital in Byculla, where two of the injured said to be critical.
The speeding Mercedes rammed into two other vehicles before climbing on the pavement and running over the persons sleeping near Masjid Bunder. The driver soon fled the scene abandoning the car.
The police, however, managed to nab the accused and has booked him under appropriate sections of Indian Penal Code for hit-and-run case.
The accused has been identified as Amin Khan, a municipal contractor and businessman. The CCTV cameras at the accident scene is likely to provide police with vital evidence to make a strong case against the suspect.