This is the shocking moment an uncle runs over his three-year-old nephew while talking on the phone after the youngster innocently toddled in front of the car.
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The tragic incident took place in Bharat Nagar in the northern Indian capital New Delhi when the uncle, identified as Aas Mohammad, was dropping off his young nephew Gulam.
According to local media, the motorist was distracted with his phone when he drove off without realising the tot was just in front of the car.
Reports said that the youngster suffered serious head and chest injuries and died in hospital two days later.
In the shocking footage, the three-year-old is seen getting out of the passenger seat and walking in front of his uncle’s car.
In that moment, the distracted driver pulls away and runs over his young nephew.
The boy is seen lying in the street as blood appears to pour from his head.
Two women and a man rush to the tot’s aid as blood continues to splatter on the ground.
The man holds up the limp boy and eventually carries him away.
Mohammad was arrested and a case of causing death due to negligence has been registered against him, according to local media.
He reportedly told the police that he was distracted because a phone call came through in that moment and he failed to spot his nephew.
The investigation is ongoing.
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