The police identified the three injured in the accident as Asif, Karan and Sanjay, all of whom appear to be daily wage earners.
Police said that they received a call around 6.15 am and immediately rushed to the spot.
Two dead & 3 injured after a vehicle ran over them near Delhi's Kashmiri Gate. While two managed to flee, the driver of the auto was held by the police. The injured men have been admitted to the Sushruta Trauma Centre near Civil Lines.
Speaking to ANI, Jatin Narwal, Deputy Commissioner of Police (North), said, "A case has been registered under IPC 304".
Narwal said the driver is a resident of Model Town in north Delhi. "Near ISBT, they lost control and drove on a pavement where several people were sleeping", Police told an English news channel. The DCP, however, has refused to reveal his name until the age was confirmed. "The driver claims he has turned 18, but we are verifying documents". There were two other students with Chugh in the vehicle. The two kids and the driver, who allegedly did not have licence, were arrested.
According to police, the auto overturned upon hitting a divider after it had dragged one of the victims for almost 20 metres.