KATHMANDU: A minor, who was critically injured in a hit-and-run case in Lalitpur, succumbed to injuries on Wednesday evening.

The deceased has been identified as six-year-old Akhil Chaudhary, son of Ram Lal Chaudhary of Tikapur in Kailali district.

Akhil was hit by a water tanker (Ba 2 Kha 5587) in Hattiban at around 7:15 pm yesterday.

Chaudhary was rushed to Gwarko-based B and B Hospital, where he breathed his last during the course of treatment at around 11 pm yesterday, said police.

Meanwhile, police are searching for the vehicle driver who fled the scene after the incident.