Speeding Jaguar hits 10 vehicles in Mumbai, children among injured

The driver of the speeding Jaguar was apparently under the influence of alcohol and was thrashed by onlookers before he was handed over to the police, the official added.

mumbai Updated: Jul 24, 2018 12:09 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Mumbai
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Cops from Versova police station inspect the damaged Jaguar at Versova on Monday. (Shashi S Kashyap/HT Photo)

Several people were injured and 10 vehicles damaged after a speeding luxury car rammed into them at Versova area in Mumbai’s Andheri suburb on Monday, police said.

Police said the injured, which included children, have been admitted to nearby hospitals.

The driver of the speeding Jaguar was apparently under the influence of alcohol and was thrashed by onlookers before he was handed over to the police, the official added. The angry mob also damaged the car.

“Prima facie, the driver looked in an inebriated state. We are waiting for the medical report to ascertain this,” said a police officer, who did not wish to be named.

“The driver did not have any documents on him,” he added.

The police have identified the owner of the car but they refused to share details. The person driving the car, sources said, was a relative of the owner.

The driver hit vehicles all the way from RTO lane to SVP Road at Versova. Four-wheelers, autorickshaws, a two-wheeler and a bicycle bore the brunt of the rampage. The driver was finally stopped at SVP Road.

First Published: Jul 24, 2018 09:10 IST