Two children serious after being run over by professor’s speeding car

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THANE: A college professor who was doing rash driving has been detained for allegedly running over two children in Thane on Saturday.

 The name of the accused has been identified as Dilip Gujal (37). He tried to escape the two young children Parth Thakkar (8) and his cousin Jiya Thakkar (6) but could not. The reports revealed that the children were crossing the lane while coming back to home from school.

The children have got injured. Just after the incident, they were taken to the hospital for treatment. They have been admitted to the intensive care unit of a local hospital.

Public relations officer of Thane police, S Narkar said, “Gujal was not drunk at the time of the accident. He was speeding and possibly could not stop the car in time."