Chennai: Drunk driver in Porsche hits autos, kills one

According to police, the Porsche Cayenne was being driven by Vikash Anand (22), who recently won the premier title in the MRF Formula 1600 category. The auto driver who died in the incident was identified as Arumugam (48).

By: Express News Service | Chennai | Updated: September 20, 2016 3:38 am

An auto-driver was killed and nine others injured when a luxury car rammed into a line of parked auto-rickshaws in Chennai Monday.

According to police, the Porsche Cayenne was being driven by Vikash Anand (22), who recently won the premier title in the MRF Formula 1600 category. The auto driver who died in the incident was identified as Arumugam (48).

“The driver of the car was inebriated when it hit a median before ramming into the auto-rickshaws on the road. The driver (Anand) a professional racer, has been arrested,” an officer said.

Police sources said the condition of nine others injured in the accident is stable. All of them have been admitted to Royapettah General Hospital in the city.