A 4 year old boy ran over by cab in Delhi’s Indira Vikas area has died after being refused by multiple hospitals for treatment, the police said on Tuesday. The boy reportedly came under the wheels of taxi and was run over by a vehicle while he was playing outside his home in northwest Delhi.
The boy’s family said that cab came to help and took the child to three hospitals but they refused.
The family claimed that initially the child was taken to local dispensary and later to private hospital and then to government hospital, but all of them refused to admit it, police said. The child died when the cab driver was on his way to the fourth hospital along with Child’s mother.
Some members of the boy’s family have also alleged that the driver has threatened child’s mother of dreadful consequences if she reported the matter to the police.
“A case has been registered against the driver for causing death by negligence at the Mukherjee Nagar police station. The child’s mother did not mention that she was threatened by the driver while giving her complaint. We are investigating the matter,” said a senior police officer.
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