In pics: Hema Malini injured, child killed in road accident
A car accident involving Bollywood actress and BJP lawmaker Hema Malini killed a four-year-old girl late on Thursday and injured several others including the politician.Updated: Jul 03, 2015 20:46 IST
A car accident involving Bollywood actress and BJP lawmaker Hema Malini killed a four-year-old girl late on Thursday and injured several others including the politician.
HT PhotoThe 66-year-old member of Parliament was taken to a hospital with injuries after her Mercedes collided with a hatchback in the Rajasthan.
"One girl child has died in the accident," local MLA Shankar Lal Sharma said. "Hema has injuries above her eyes, on her back and legs. I drove her to the hospital in my car. She was in pain," he added.
The impact killed the two-year-old girl in the other car and injured three co-passengers and the driver, who were also taken to hospital.
Malini, an MP from Uttar Pradesh's Mathura, was travelling to Jaipur in her Mercedes car while the other vehicle involved in the mishap was going to Lalsoth from Jaipur.
Television visuals showed the damaged front end of the MP's car and the actor holding a bloodied handkerchief as her forehead bled.
The driver of Malini’s car was arrested on Friday morning after an FIR was registered in the case.
Television channels reported Malini’s daughter, Esha Deol, on Friday reached the Fortis hospital, where the MP was undergoing medical scans.