Schoolgirl mowed down by speeding car in Chandigarh

January 19th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS  

Chandigarh, Jan 19 (IANS) A 12-year-old girl died, while her sister and a friend were seriously injured, after they were hit by a speeding car here Monday, police said.”The three girls were walking to school when a rashly driven Innova car with a Punjab registration number hit them from behind in Sector 53. Lakshmi died on the spot while her sister and their friend were injured and rushed to a hospital,” said Janak Rana, investigating officer of the case.

“We have registered a case and the driver of the car has been arrested. The driver said he could not see the girls due to dense fog in the area,” added Rana.

According to the police, the girls were students of Class 7 in a government school here.

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