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‘The car was being driven at a speed of over 120 km/hr’

Assistant sub-inspector Rajju Singh, who was in the police control room van when the speeding BMW hit it, tells HT what happened on Friday night near Jaipur’s St Xavier’s School

jaipur Updated: Jul 02, 2016 21:58 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
BMW accident,Rajasthan,Jaipur accident
Near Jaipur’s St Xavier’s School, a speeding BMW rammed an auto around 1.50 am on Friday night. The BMW then ploughed into a PCR van of Ashok Nagar police station injuring four policemen. ASI Rajju Singh (in pic), who was injured, has identified the driver as Siddharth, the son of MLA Nandkishore Mahariya.(Prabhakar Sharma/HT photo)

I was sitting on the front seat of the PCR van along with the driver. First we heard an earsplitting crash and even before we could realise that a BMW had crashed into the autorickshaw, the car hit our van from the rear.

I remember hitting my head on the dashboard and also hurting my elbow. The PCR van driver and two constables sitting on the rear seat were also hurt.

Due to the initial shock it took us some time to understand what had happened. Apparently, the BMW had lost control after ramming into the autorickshaw. I am sure that Siddharth, 20, was driving the car. I saw him behind the wheel.

The car was being driven at a speed of over 120-km per hour and the people inside the BMW are responsible for the deaths of three people and must be held accountable.

(The ASI is undergoing treatment at SMS Hospital. Cops have recorded his statement.)

First Published: Jul 02, 2016 21:58 IST