Teen hit a 65-year-old in the early morning, then sped from the scene of the accident
Owner of Bolero car had given the vehicle to 17-year-old who did not have a licence to drive
The city police have booked a case against a Bolero owner in a hit-and-run incident that happened six months ago.
Interestingly, the owner was booked after it emerged that he gave his car to a teen for a spin.
The 17-year-old did not have a driving licence.
The incident happened near Naroda Patiya Circle six months ago when a 17-year-old behind the wheel of a Bolero car, hit a 65-year-old pedestrian.
So severe was the impact that the senior citizen was sent flying into the air before hitting the road.
The Bolero had fled from the scene.
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On February 3, 2020, 17-year-old Nitin (name changed) took a Bolero car for a ride early at 6.30 am.
It hit a senior citizen who was out for a morning walk. She was rushed to the hospital where she succumbed to her injuries on February 5.
Traffic police registered a case of hit-and-run against an unknown vehicle driver.
Later during the probe, G Division Police Station Police inspector AD Govit found that the Bolero car belonged to one Suresh Chavda.
CCTV footage and tip-off helped the cops reach Chavda, a resident of Jyoti Residency near Navyug School Road.
Questioning revealed that he had given the car to a 17-year-old resident of Kubernagar.
On questioning, the teen confessed about the hit-and-run.
It further emerged that he did not have a valid licence to ride a vehicle. An eye witness has also confessed to having seen the teen behind the wheel.
Cops have booked the teen in connection with the hit-and-run.
They have also booked Chavda, the owner for giving his vehicle to a driver without a valid licence.
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