Father killed, daughter injured in accident in Hyderabad

The victim identified as Praveen, a lawyer, was on his way to drop his daughter to school when the mishap occurred.

By Author  |  Published: 18th Jan 2019  10:37 amUpdated: 18th Jan 2019  9:37 pm

Hyderabad: A hit and run case left a lawyer dead on the spot while his daughter suffered injuries at Narayanguda here on Friday. The victim identified as Rana Praveer (53), a resident of Sultan Bazaar, was on his way to drop his daughter Shivani (19), an engineering student at her college when the mishap occurred.

According to the Narayanguda police, the duo had reached near the Water Works area at Shanthi Theatre around 7.30 am, when an unidentified person driving a Royal Enfield in a rash and negligent manner and coming from the opposite side in a wrong route, hit their bike.

“The duo fell on the road with Rana suffering grievous injuries on the head and died on the spot. Shivani, who was riding pillion, suffered a fracture on her hand,” police said. The Narayanaguda police have booked a case for negligence causing death and injuries. The second bike driver is yet to be identified. Surveillance cameras in the route and at the spot are being examined, police said. The body was shifted to the Gandhi Hospital morgue for autopsy.