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  • Haresh Parshuram Yetal

Seven people died in an Audi car accident in Bengaluru on August 31

A tragic accident happened in Bengaluru during wee hours on August 31. At least seven persons died after a car rammed into a road divided and a compound wall at Koramangal. One of the accident victims was the son of a DMK MLA from Hosur in Tamil Nadu. The car was completely damaged following the accident. Police officials were rushed to the accident spot and cordoned off the area for investigation.

This mishap took place around 1.30 am on August 31 when an Audi Q3 model car rammed into a road divider and then against the wall of a nearby building near Mangala Kalyanamantappa. Six occupants of the car died on the spot while the seventh victim succumbed on his way to the hospital. One of the victims, Karuna Sagar (28) is identified as the son of DMK MLA Y Prakash. The group was heading towards Forum Mall when the accident happened. The preliminary investigation of police suspect that the car was being driven at a very high speed and in a negligent manner at the time of accident. Furthermore, the airbags of the high-end Audi car did not open leading to death of the occupants.

Police further informed that the impact of the collision was so huge that the front portion of the car suffered severe damage. The bonnet, the inside area of the car and front wheels were completely damaged. Police is investigating whether the victims and the driver were drunk. A case of rash driving has been registered and probe is underway. The further investigation will be conducted by a team headed by Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) in this matter.

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