Mahindra XUV500 belonging to BJPlegislator Sardar Tara Singh rammed into a traffic police chowki on the Mulund Link Road injuring the driver and a police constable late on Thursday night. The police chowki was completely damaged.
The car was being driven by the legislator’s driver, Mahendra Gupta, who had dropped Singh at his Mulund residence and was returning to his Bhandup house. The incident took place around 12.45 am when Gupta was headed towards Bhandup after filling up petrol in the car. Exact cause of the accident is not known.
Police officer reports that, “He was going at a high speed on the wrong side of the road and hit a four-wheeler. Then the speeding vehicle hit a traffic police chowki further down the road when the driver tried to take a turn. As a result, the front counter and the wall of the chowki was damaged and some of the things kept on the roof fell on policemen in the chowki,”
Constable Umesh Billa (49) of the Mulund traffic division was injured. The Mulund police have registered an FIR against the driver for rash and negligent driving, endangering personal safety of others and under sections of the Motor Vehicle Act.
Source: Indian Express
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