A luxury car rammed into a parked vehicle injuring a pregnant woman and her two children seated inside, at Coimbatore on Sunday. Seven others were also injured.
The accident took place at Chinniyampalayam on Avinashi Road in Coimbatore.
A 21-year-old was behind the wheels of the rashly driven car and he did not have a driving licence, according to police sources.
After ramming the parked car, it ploughed into a queue of people who were standing outside a bank to exchange notes.
The pregnant woman Srija (27) and her children, Yasana (4) and Asnika (9 months old), were admitted to a private hospital after suffering severe injuries reportedly.
The other persons injured were admitted to the Coimbatore Medical College Hospital (CMCH).
T Sanjeev Kumar (21), an engineering graduate, who was driving the car and his friend S Sanjeev (19) who was with him, also sustained injuries and were admitted to the CMCH.
Sanjeev Kumar has been arrested. He has been booked under IPC Sections 279 (rash driving), 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life) and 338 (causing grievous hurt by act endangering life).