Hyderabad: A woman and her 10 year old daughter were grievously injured when they were hit by a speedy Hyundai car at Rajendranagar on Monday evening.
A youth allegedly in an inebriated condition was driving the car. Two of his friends, who were also in an inebriated state, were also on board when the incident occured.
The mother and daughter sustained severe injuries and were rushed to a private hospital at Mehdipatnam. The person behind the wheels recorded 147Mgdl on the breath analyser, said the woman’s husband.
According to sources, the victims were on way to home when grey Hyundai car bearing registration number TS 13UA 6014 hit them at Dairy farm road.
Sources said the driver lost control of the vehicle, climbed over the footpath and rammed into them. As the vehicle was speeding, the duo were thrown into the air and landed at a distance.
Such was the speed of car that it crashed into a pillar of the PVNR expressway before coming to a halt. Later three persons got off the vehicle and tried to flee. But the passersby, who had gathered at the spot, immediately nabbed them. They were later handed over to the police.
Rajendranagar police officials said prima facie the youth were found in an inebriated condition. Police said the trio has been detained for questioning. A case has also been registered against the driver of the vehicle under the IPC and MV act. Further investigation is underway, they said.
Meanwhile, the victim’s family demanded strict action against the drunk youths. “ I am already a heart patient and have stents in my body. My wife was supporting the family. Now that she is also admitted to the hospital, our living becomes difficult,” said the woman’s husband. The victims are kept under observation.