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7-year-old girl dies after being hit by motorbike in Mumbai

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A seven-year-old girl died after being hit by a speeding motorbike here, police said on Monday.

The girl, Afreen Rabadi, was playing outside her residence at Dadar Parsi Colony in Central Mumbai when the mishap took place on Saturday afternoon, an official said.

Two unidentified persons were on the motorcycle and they fell down following the accident, he said, the duo later left the spot.

The girl was injured after being hit by the motorbike and taken to a nearby clinic where she was given preliminary treatment and sent home, the official said.

The minor later complained of pain and was rushed to a hospital, where she died on Sunday, he said.

The same day, her mother Meher Rabadi (47) lodged a complaint with the Matunga police station, the official said.

Acting on her complaint, an offence under IPC sections 279 (rash driving or riding on a public way) and 304-A (causing death by negligence) has been registered against the unidentified motorbike riders, he said.

A search is on for the motorcycle rider and the pillion passenger, the official added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, August 12 2019. 16:15 IST