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Mysuru police arrested techie for hitting his BMW on Auto on busy Sayyajirao Road

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Mysuru city traffic police detained a Chennai-based techie and seized his BMW on charges of negligent and dangerous driving. The driver allegedly knocked down two pedestrians, injured three autorickshaw passengers and a two-wheeler rider here on Thursday. The accident was caught on camera and was widely circulated on social media.

Ranjith, a manager with an IT firm in Chennai, was speeding and trying to overtake other vehicles on the busy Sayyajirao Road, said police. According to initial investigation, the techie claimed that he was not drunk.

The injured are auto driver Anthony, passengers Shankar and Lakshmamma, pedestrians Anitha and Hemalatha, and Basavaraj who was on a two-wheeler. All of them have been hospitalized.

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