Woman dies after being hit by unidentified vehicle
New Delhi: A 30-year-old woman riding a cycle was allegedly killed after getting hit by an unidentified vehicle on Tuesday evening in west Delhi's Vikaspuri.
According to police sources, they are questioning the locals who were there at the spot to get a further clue in the incident.
Police said that the deceased, identified as Neetu, lived with her family in Nilothi village and was returning from her workplace when the incident took place.
According to sources in Delhi Police, the incident took place around 5 pm when the victim reached in front of Lok Vihar Apartment in Vikaspuri area.
The woman was reportedly on her way home, when an unidentified vehicle allegedly hit her.
The impact of the collision was such that she was flung in the air and fell on a road divider, police said.
After hearing a loud sound passerby rushed forward to help Neetu, who had received grievous injuries. A call was made to police.
"A PCR call was received at 5.05pm that a woman has been hit by a car. When we reached the spot, she was lying on a road divider. Eyewitnesses said that a car had hit her," said a senior police officer.
Neetu was taken to nearby hospital, where she was declared brought dead.
Local eyewitness told the cops that the vehicle might be driven at high speed and was uncontrollable due to which it hit the woman and the impact of the accident was such that Neetu had died on the spot.
"We are going through the CCTV footages obtained from the area. The investigation is on to identify the accused and the offending vehicle," said the officer.
Police have registered a case under appropriate sections of Indian Penal Code and manhunt has been launched to nab the accused.