Mercedes mows down boy in Delhi

New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A 17-year-old was killed after a speeding Mercedes Benz ran over him here, police said on Monday.

Atul Arora, a Class 11 student, died after the car collided with his Scooty near Paschim Vihar area on Sunday night, police said.

Arora was dragged about 100 metres by the car before it ran over him, police said.

The car driver escaped from the spot.

According to Arora’s family, he was returning home after dropping off a friend.

The incident was captured in CCTV cameras of nearby shops.

“We are examining the CCTV footages of nearby roads to get evidence and to identify the driver who is at large now,” a senior police officer said.

“A manhunt is on to arrest the driver,” he added.

–IANS

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