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A 23-year-old man from Panvel died after he was hit by an unknown vehicle on the Sion-Panvel highway at Sanpada on Wednesday night.

The deceased identified as Sahil Deepak Khaire was returning home from work when he met with the accident. Khiare was working at a mall in Vashi.

Police said that Khaire was returning home on his motorbike when an unknown vehicle hit him along the Sion-Panvel highway. "He suffered severe injuries at different parts of his body in the accident. He was rushed to a nearby hospital by a few fellow motorists, but he succumbed to the injuries after some time”, said a police officer from Sanpada police station.

The driver of the other vehicle sped away from the spot just after the accident. Now, the police are examining the CCTV footage of nearby cameras. “We are now examining the CCTV footage to get some clues about it. We hope to catch the accused very soon”, the officer said. Meanwhile, a case of rash driving and other relevant section of IPC has been registered against the unknown person by Sanpada police

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