Hit by fellow studentís car, PEC girl succumbs to injuries at PGI

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A 20-year-old girl student at PEC University of Technology succumbed to injuries on Sunday morning at PGI. She had been hit by the car of a fellow student on the varsity campus on Thursday.

Charu Mehta had suffered serious injuries and was admitted to PGI after the accident that occurred at 3 pm on Thursday.

"The girl was crossing the road while accused Piyush came at a very high speed from the opposite direction and hit her," said the police.

The accident occurred near the Aravali hostel and the accused sped away after the accident.

Charu, a resident of Panchkula, was a third-year student of production engineering and a hosteller.

Piyush, 20, also a student of PEC, was driving an Alto car (CH 01AD 1711) at the time of the incident.

A case of negligent driving and causing hurt was registered against the accused. He was arrested and released on bail later.

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