The car rammed into a couple on a bike and the man succumbed to his injuries while his wife suffered grievous injuries.

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news Accident Friday, November 13, 2020 - 19:01

An accident that happened at Hyderabad’s popular Cyber Towers has shocked many. A man, later identified as Gautham Dev, working in a club in Secunderabad as a manager, was killed in the accident and his wife suffered grievous injuries. The accident took place in the wee hours of Friday. A CCTV footage of the accident revealed what exactly happened.

The couple on the bike jumped the Cyber Towers traffic junction signal and was proceeding towards Kondapur on his Royal Enfield bike. At the same time, a Mercedes Benz car heading towards Kukatpally jumped the signal and rammed straight into the couple on the bike.

The man driving the car was identified as Mancham Kashi Vishwanath and he also had his friend along with him in the car. The man was later found to be driving under the influence of alcohol.

P Ravinder Prasad, Inspector of Police at the Madhapur Station said, “Gautham Dev succumbed to his injuries on the spot and his wife sustained grievous injuries and was rushed to Medicover hospital. Kashi Vishwanath who was driving the car was arrested and based on preliminary investigation it was found that he was driving under the influence of alcohol. A case has been registered for driving under the influence of alcohol, for jumping the signal and for culpable homicide not amounting to murder.”

According to the cops, Vishwanath and his friend were heading towards Kukatpally for dinner. A case has been registered and investigation is underway. According to sources, the number plate of the car was missing and this had led to speculations about who the car belongs to. The cops were trying to identify the car using the chassis number.

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