Drunk driver runs over pedestrians in Bengaluru, 7 injured

The Hush Post

In a nerve-racking ordeal, a speeding SUV ploughed into pedestrians in Bengaluru on Sunday.

The incident took place yesterday at 3 PM when people were having their lunch on the footpath at 17th Cross, 7th phase in HSR Layout.

Reportedly, total of 7 people were injured, out of which 5 received minor injuries while 2 others said to be in critical condition.

CCTV camera footage of the incident shows the car ploughing into shoppers at high speed. Soon after, people can be seen running towards the car to help the injured.

An official from the HSR Layout traffic police station said “It’s a case of drink and drive, where the driver was drunk and lost control over his driving, leading to a serious accident,”

The Bengaluru state police have taken the errant driver in custody.

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