Jaipur: Hema Malini’s driver Mahesh Thakur who was on the wheels at the time of the accident which took place on Thursday night, has been arrested by the police.Thakur has been booked under section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder), section 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) and section 338 (causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others).
The Mathura MP of BJP was returning to Jaipur after a visit to the Mehendipur Balaji temple in Karauli district when her Mercedes rammed into an Alto at the Lalsot bypass on the highway. The family travelling in the car were residents of Lalsot, Atleast five people were there in the car,police said.
The children in the child died, the others received serious injuries. Two of the injured are at Jaipur’s SMS Hospital and the other two are at a hospital in Dausa, police said.Hema Malini, who was sitting in the front seat, sustained injuries on her forehead, cheek, and legs. She was rushed to the Fortis Hospital in Jaipur where doctors conducted a CT scan and then administered stitches on her wounds, a source in the hospital said.