A six-year-old boy was run over by a water tanker on Saturday after he fell down from his mother’s scooter in Vanagaram.
Darshan, son of Kumaresan, a mechanic, and Geetha, from Selliamman Nagar, Thiruverkadu, was riding pillion on the scooter. His mother was taking him to a relative’s house. They were riding adjacent to the road when the two-wheeler skidded.
The boy fell on the road as a result and a water tanker coming from behind ran over him.
The police arrested tanker driver Jaisingh.