Ponda: A Borim resident and his daughter were seriously injured after a speeding car hit them near Sai Baba temple, Borim, in a hit-and-run incident.
The injured are identified as Anushka Shirodkar (17) and Avinash Shirodkar (50) who were crossing the road when the incident occurred.
According to the police the accident occurred at around 10.30 pm on Saturday, when the father, daughter and other family members were returning home after attending Diwali festivity at a relative’s place.
As the two were crossing the road to proceed towards the car parked on the other side of the road, suddenly a speeding car suspected to be a Swift Desire hit them and disappeared from the
Soon both were admitted to the Sub District Hospital, Ponda and later shifted to Goa Medical College at Bambolim. The condition of the girl is said to be serious as she has sustained multiple injuries, said the police.
A case of accident has been registered and police are looking out for the culprit involved in the case.