Mumbai: Five injured as car runs over people sleeping on pavement, driver arrested

Mumbai, Jan 22: Yet another case of hit-and-run was reported in Mumbai as a Mercedes car ran over five people on Thursday night at the Masjid Bhandar Mohammed Ali Road.

According to the report, the incident took place post midnight when the victims were sleeping on the pavement. The report also said that four women and one child were among the five people who were injured in the incident.

According to the source, white Mercedes drove over a pavement and crashed into a Toyota car. "Investigation is happening right know...However, we are not sure of the number of persons inside the car...It can be determined only after thorough investigation," says senior police officer Ashok Dhude. Dhude also confirmed that all the injured have been admitted to the JJ hospital.

Police have arrested the driver of the Mercedes and a case has been registered at Pydhonie police station. The driver had earlier fled the spot after the accident.

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