Hit and Drag Case in MP; Rider Dies; Co-Passenger Critical

BHOPAL: In yet another case of hit and drag a biker died and his pavilion rider is critical said an official. As per reports, a 20-year boy was killed after being hit and dragged by an SUV in MPs Bagh Town under Dhar district.

The incident took place on Friday when Anas the deceased rider a resident of Khalaghat, and his friend Amjad Khan were returning home on their bike when a speeding bolero hit them from behind. The collision was so strong that the co-passenger fell on the road and sustained injuries while Ans got stuck under the car and was dragged until 7-8 km which eventually led to his death.

Police said the driver of the speeding Bolero was drunk when he rammed into their bike and later, fled after leaving the car at Akhara road. The body of the deceased was handed over to the kin after conducting an autopsy at the health center.

Police claimed to have arrested the accused driver and the four-wheeler he was driving was also confiscated. “An FIR has been registered against the driver. He was drunk and was smuggling illicit liquor in the vehicle.AWe are investigating the matter,” a police official told reporters.

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