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Posted at: Jul 24, 2019, 7:22 AM; last updated: Jul 24, 2019, 8:31 AM (IST)

Man hit by cab outside house, dies

Man hit by cab outside house, dies

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, July 23

In a hit-and-run case, a rashly driven Uber cab sped away after hitting an elderly man, who was sitting outside his house in Sector 38 today.

The police said the victim, JL Sood (60), a retired government employee, was sitting outside the house when a car hit him. The driver escaped from the spot.

The injured was rushed to a hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead.

The police scrutinised the footage of CCTV cameras in the area. Investigations revealed that the victim was hit by a Maruti WagonR car with Uber written on it.

The police have registered a case under Sections 279 (rash driving) and 304-A (causing death by negligence) of the IPC at the Sector 39 police station. The driver is yet to be arrested.

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