A 11-year-old boy, who was riding pillion with his physically challenged father on a scooter with side wheels, died after the vehicle crashed into the median at Ambattur. The Poonamallee traffic investigation wing police have booked a case against the boy’s father for rash and negligent driving which resulted in the fatal mishap.
Aakash was returning home with his father after visiting their relative’s house when the accident took place. According to the police, Murasoli had caused the accident while negotiating a turn to enter the Ambattur-Puzhal Main Road. In the process, he hit Srinivasan’s two-wheeler. Srinivasan was travelling with his daughter.
In the impact, Aakash fell on to the road and later died. The Poonamallee traffic investigations wing police went through the CCTV camera footage and confirmed that Murasoli’s rash driving led to the accident.
Subsequently, the police personnel registered a case under the Sections 279 (rash and negligent driving) and 304 (A) (death caused due to negligent driving) of the IPC against Murasoli. He has been not arrested as of now, police said.