A senior citizen was killed in a hit-and-run case on Saturday when an unidentified car driver knocked him down in the Pathardi Phata area of Ambad.
The Ambad police have registered an offence of causing death by negligence against the unidentified car driver. The police said the accident occurred around 1 pm near Hotel Express Inn. The victim Krushna Raghunath Jadhav, 66, resident of Sri Arcade, Damodar Nagar, Pandhurang Chowk, Pathardi Phata, was crossing the road near the hotel when the speeding car driver knocked him down and escaped from the scene.
Seriously injured Jadhav was rushed to Nashik Civil Hospital where he was declared brought dead, said the police. The police believe that the car driver fled towards Mumbai direction after the accident. The police said they have got the registration number of the vehicle through which they will trace the driver.