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Man on Scooter Dies After Being Run Over by Mercedes, Teen Held

The incident took place in south Delhi’s Vasant Vihar late on Thursday.

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A teenager was arrested for mowing down a scooterist in south Delhi's Vasant Vihar with his Mercedes car and later fleeing the spot, the police said on Friday, 26 February.

The accused, 18-year-old Aryan Jain, is the son of a jeweller, who owns a shop in a Saket mall.

"The accused has been arrested and medical examination done. Legal proceedings are underway," said Ingit Pratap Singh, Deputy Commissioner of Police.

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The deceased has been identified as Antony Joseph, who was riding the scooty on Thursday night when he was run over by the speeding Mercedes. Joseph was a domestic help and died on the spot.

The police said that the deceased was a permanent resident of Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh. His wife is a cook at the house of an American embassy official at Vasant Vihar, where both lived in servant quarters.

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