Actor Sai Dharam Tej met with an accident in Hyderabad on Friday evening.

Sai Dharam Tej being taken on a stretcher
Flix Crime Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 18:34

In an accident on Friday, September 10 night at Hitec City in Hyderabad, Tollywood actor Sai Dharam Tej had sustained a fracture to his collarbone and injuries on his chest and stomach. After inspecting CCTV footage and taking statements from eyewitnesses, the police said that the actor was driving negligently at a high speed, which led to his high-end sports bike skidding on the road. A case under Section 279 (rash driving) and Section 336 (A rash or negligent act which endangers human life or the personal safety of others) of the Indian Penal Code, and section 184 of the Motor Vehicle Act (driving motor vehicle at a speed or in a manner which is dangerous to the public) was registered against Sai Dharam Tej on Saturday, September 11 by the Raidurgam police.

Police said that the presence of sand on the road also caused the accident. The actor is presently availing treatment at Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills. Meanwhile, doctors said that the actor's health is stable. However, he will continue to be in the Intensive Care Unit.

The actor met with the accident on Friday evening at around 8 pm while he was trying to overtake an autorickshaw from the left side. However, as the vehicle was at a high speed, he lost control after going over a patch of sand. Under the impact, the actor along with the bike were dragged on the road for a few meters. Fortunately, there were not many vehicles at the time of the incident. The actor was also wearing a helmet, which minimised the injuries to his head.

“We have filed a suo motu case against the actor. We spoke with the person who called the police after the accident, spoke with the eyewitnesses and did a video analysis. Based on this, we filed a case of rash and negligent driving in the Raidurgam police station,” said Madhapur Deputy Commissioner of Police Venkateshwarulu.

Sai Dharam Tej is the nephew of megastar Chiranjeevi. Several of his family members, including Pawan Kalyan, Allu Aravind, Niharika, his brother Varun Tej, and other actors like Sundeep Kishan and Prakash Raj visited the hospital to check on him.

Meanwhile, according to the latest reports, the actor has gained consciousness. Police said that they will take a statement from the actor after his health stabilises.

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