New Delhi: A three-year-old boy was crushed to death by an e-rickshaw in northeast Delhi’s Mansarovar Park area, the police said on Thursday.

The child has been identified as Prince, son of Arvind, a resident of Ashok Nagar area of the northeast Delhi.

According to police, the incident occurred on Wednesday around 5 pm when Prince was taken by his father to a pizza shop. He was hit by an e-rickshaw when they were crossing the road. The e-rickshaw hit the child from behind and fled from the spot.

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The boy was then rushed to the GTB Hospital, where he was declared brought dead, the police said.

“We have registered a case against the driver of the e-rickshaw,” said a senior police officer told.

“We are also trying to find out the driver of the red coloured e-rickshaw, who fled from the spot,” the officer added.

The police are also looking for CCTV footage of the area to identify the driver and e-rickshaw, police added.

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