Drunk driver injures 8 people in Pune

By: admin
Updated: 21 Nov 2013 12:15 AM


Pune: Eight persons were injured when a man driving under the
influence of alcohol allegedly rammed his car into a roadside stall and
few vehicles on busy Jangli Maharaj Road here, police said today.

The
car, driven by one Mahesh Sardesai, hit a two-wheeler near the City
Transport Bus Terminus before ramming into auto-rickshaws parked there and
also a juice stall last night, they said.


The incident caused
panic among people in the busy area.

Sardesai was caught by
people and thrashed before being handed over to police.

Police
said a breath analyser test confirmed that Sardesai was driving under the
influence of alcohol when the mishap occurred.

In a similar
incident in 2012, a State Transport (ST) bus driver, Santosh Mane had
crushed to death nine persons by driving recklessly in busy Swargate area
of the city.





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