An 85-year-old pedestrian who went out for a walk has died after being struck by a speeding vehicle in Thane. The police investigation is underway.

“Bhimji Kanji Patel, 85, the victim was a resident of the Chandiwala complex in Thane. The incident took place on Friday morning near the Cadbury junction in Thane,” said a Thane police official.

“The accident took place while Patel was out for a walk, crossing the path, when a motorcyclist traveling at high speed from the Cadbury Junction to the Nitin Company collided with Patel. This resulted in serious injury to the body. head, causing his death, “added an official.

The case was filed against the accused Shubham Khade, 22, who was registered under Sections 304 (A), 279 of the Indian Penal Code and 184 of the Motor Vehicle Act, at the police station in Naupada in Thane. Further investigation is underway.