Viral Video: Bengaluru auto driver comes flying and crashes into woman
This led to the auto driver getting caught in the wire. He was catapulted in the air and towards a woman named Sunita K. The incident happened on July 16 around 11:34 am.
New Delhi: A woman in Bengaluru had to get 52 stitches after an accident in which an auto driver came flying through the air and crashed into her. CCTV footage of the incident has surfaced online. In the video, a wire connecting a red line violation detection camera was hanging loose and got stuck in the wheel of an auto-rickshaw. The incident occurred on July 16 at 11:34 am when a hotelier Sunita K was walking along the road towards her hotel Annapoorneshwari at TC Palya Junction.
The driver was trying to free his auto when a speeding vehicle passed by and pul the wire with a great force. This led to the auto driver getting caught in the wire. He was catapulted in the air and towards a woman named Sunita K. The incident happened on July 16 around 11:34 am.
Watch the video of the incident:
#Bengaluru: Auto Driver Thrown Off By Dangling Roadside Cable, Lands On Pedestrian. A woman has to take 52 stitches on her head after 'flying' auto driver lands on her
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Hotelier Sunita was walking to her hotel at TC Palya Junction when the accident happened.
Sunita’s husband Krishnamurthy was working nearby and rushed to admit Sunita in a hospital. At the time of the incident, there was a lockdown in effect in Bengaluru and Sunita got to know what happened only when she saw the CCTV footage after the lockdown ended last week.
The auto driver was not injured in the incident although he did have to recover from the shock of being hurled in the air. It was the dangling wire which caused the incident.