A 23-year-old man died, and a woman and her daughter were seriously injured after an SUV hit their scooters rashly in Nagpur, Maharashtra, according to the police on Saturday.
The incident occurred in front of the Laxminarayan temple near Sakkardara Lake on Friday night, as per an official.
The deceased was identified as Gaurav Raut (23), who resided in the Dattatraya Nagar area.
Varsha Kharabe (48) and her daughter Divyanshi (22), both residents of Mhalgi Nagar, were injured in the accident and were quickly taken to a private hospital.
Ms. Kharabe and her daughter were heading home after their Diwali shopping, with the elder woman riding as a pillion, when the SUV from the opposite direction struck them around 10.30 pm, the police official said.
The SUV then hit Mr. Raut, who was riding his scooter behind the mother and daughter, killing him on the spot.
The SUV then collided with an electric pole and flipped over. The driver of the SUV fled from the scene, the official said.
The Sakkardara Police have filed a case under IPC section 304(A) (causing death by doing any rash or negligent act not amounting to culpable homicide) and further investigations are ongoing, he added.
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