Three cars,including a BMW,turned turtle after colliding with central verges in separate incidents across the city on Saturday. All the occupants escaped with minor injuries,police said.
In the first incident,a speeding BMW car hit a road divider and overturned near Talkatora Stadium in Mandir Marg area in the wee hours of Saturday. The incident took place around 3.10 am when the driver of the BMW,identified as Umesh Chandra,lost control of the vehicle and rammed into the central verge. Police said Chandra,who fled the spot,returned later to claim the vehicle. He has been issued a challan for rash driving.
In the second incident,a Verna car overturned near the INA Metro station after the driver lost control of the vehicle and rammed into a road divider. The driver,Rohit,escaped unhurt while others received minor injuries. The driver told police that as the cars steering got jammed,he was unable to swerve the vehicle before ramming into the divider.
In the third incident,A Maruti Eeco car overturned on Zakir Hussain Marg around 1am. The three occupants sustained minor injuries and were taken to RML Hospital. The driver had reportedly swerved to avoid hitting a stray dog.