A Kerala businessman’s son on Friday died after crashing his brand new car into an autorickshaw in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday night.
Last night, Adarsh, who was believed to be racing, lost control of his car after ramming into an autorickshaw. The 20-year-old graduate died in the morning after he was admitted in critical condition.
The vehicle, identified as a Skoda, was completely disfigured after the accident, which took place at around 10:45 pm.
Sources in the police department said a preliminary probe has indicated that the driver tried to avoid the autorickshaw, which was taking a U-turn at the moment of impact. However, the driver failed to control the case and crashed into a pole.
Three more women, who were in the car, also suffered critical injuries and are fighting for their lives in a hospital, two of them have been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
The impact of the accident was such that firemen had to be called in to cut open the doors and extricate the passengers. According to news reports, the car had a temporary registration.
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