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Audi car crash in Bengaluru caught on CCTV; 7 including MLA's son killed

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Bengaluru: Seven persons were killed in an Audi Q3 car crash in the wee hours of Tuesday (August 31) in the Koramangala area of Bengaluru. Among those dead included the son of Hosur (Tamil Nadu) MLA.

DMK MLA Y Prakaash’s son Karuna Sagar and six of his friends were travelling the car which crashed due to high speed, according to the police. Three women and four men have died.

The accident occurred between 1:30 AM and 2:AM, Adugodi Police told the media on Tuesday morning. There were no survivors in the crash. The driver lost control of the car and rammed into bollards on the footpath before hitting a wall. A CCTV footage has captured the accident.

All the deceased were aged between 21 and 30. According to multiple reports, the passengers did not wear the seatbelts and hence airbags did not deploy.

Six people died on the spot while the seventh succumbed to injuries on way to a hospital. All the bodies were kept at St. John’s Hospital and a postmortem was conducted.

The deceased are Karuna Sagar (28), Dr Bindu, Ishita (21), Dr Dhanusha (21), Akshay Goyal (23), Utsav and Rohith (23).

Local TV channels reported that Karuna and Bindu were married. However, Bindu’s father Chandrashekar told the media that they were not married but the wedding was to take place.

Speaking to local TV channels, Chandrashekar said he had not spoken to his daughter for about one month and had she had called him at 8 pm on Monday night, hours before the accident.

Chandrashekar said that Bindu informed him that she was in Chennai and she had got a job and would soon join the company. He also added that they were against the marriage of her daughter with Karuna.


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