Usually, the hit and run cases in the country, can be booked under two categories:
Death caused by a negligent act can be booked under section 304(A) of IPC.
Punishment includes minimum of two years of imprisonment and/or paying of fines. In such cases also, the accused is eligible to get bail. Cases of rash driving or driving on footpaths can be booked under section 279 of IPC. If proven guilty, the accused will face a minimum of six years of imprisonment or/and pay hefty fines. However the accused can get bail.