Reversing car runs over boy in Tamil Nadu; no case registered – Times of India

Chennai News

NAMAKKAL: A two-year-old boy suffered injuries after a car ran over him twice near Rasipuram in Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu on Saturday.
The injured boy has been identified as K Dharun, son of Kannan of Pattanam village. Kannan is running a laundry shop in the village.
The accident happened when Dharun was playing on the road close to his father’s shop.
A car that was reversing knocked the boy down. The boy came under the right rear wheel of the car and was run over. The car driver didn’t see the boy playing on the backside. “The driver whose identity was not known didn’t see the boy,” said inspector of the Rasipuram police station Sugavanam.
When the driver took the car towards the front, the vehicle once again ran over the boy.
People who saw the accident rushed to spot and made the driver stop the car. “Fellow villagers and Kannan rushed the toddler to a nearby private hospital from where he was referred to a private hospital in Coimbatore for further treatment.
The video of the accident went viral. The Rasipuram police contacted Kannan to register a case. “But, the parents were not ready to give a complaint due to which we have not registered any case,” the inspector added.
The inspector said that the boy’s condition was said to be stable.