Tragic! 10-year-old Hyderabad girl, hit by car allegedly driven by drunk student, dies
Ten-year-old Hyderabad girl had been on ventilator support for over a week.
Hyderabad: Ten-year-old Hyderabad girl, who was on ventilator support after being hit by car allegedly driven by drunk student, died on Sunday.
The little girl was returning from her first day at a new school, along with her uncle and other family members when their car, driven allegedly by a drunk student, was hit in Banjara Hills area.
The i10 car was supposedly driven by 20-year-old Shravil. His car is said to have rammed the road divider and toppled onto Ramya and her family's Santro car.
Though Ramya was on the rear seat, she suffered multiple wounds in the accident. Ramya's uncle Rajesh, who was driving, died on the spot, while the girl was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.
Though doctors had declared her brain dead after she was admitted to the hospital, the girl was on ventilator support and succumbed to her injuries last night, Banjara Hills Police Station Sub-Inspector G Vinod Kumar said, as per PTI.
Ramya's mother Radhika, another uncle and grandfather had also suffered multiple fractures.
Shravil was arrested and booked under IPC section 304 (II) (culpable homicide not amounting to murder). The accused is currently in judicial custody.
As per media reports, the engineering student did not even have a driving licence. Five more friends were reportedly in the car with him. The car is said to belong to the father of one of his friends.