An elderly woman was crushed to death by a high-end car being allegedly driven by actor and filmmaker Sohail Khan’s driver in suburban Bandra late last night, police said today. Preliminary reports suggested that the actor was not present in the car at the time of the accident. Police said verification was on to ascertain whether the car is registered in his (Sohail’s) name or not.
According to police, the Land Cruiser, allegedly being driven by Dhananjay Pimple mowed down the woman, identified as Chandan Bala, about 60-70 years of age, near St Andrews Church.
The woman was rushed to a nearby hospital where she was declared dead, police said, adding the driver was arrested and further probe was on.
Though Sohail Khan is not directly involved in the case, here’s listing celebs who were booked for road accidents:
Salman Khan: Actor Salman Khan ran his Land Cruiser over some pavement dwellers in Bandra, Mumbai. The actor was booked for rash driving and causing death due to negligence under sections 304, 279 and 388 of the Indian Penal Code.
John Abraham: The actor injured two people while riding a motorcycle in 2006.
Lindsay Lohan: With two other occupants in the vehicle, Lindsay slammed her Mercedes into a curb, causing major damage to the vehicle.
George Michael: Singer George Michael was caught on the wrong side of law for driving under the influence of drugs in September 2010.
Keanu Reeves: Actor Keanu Reeves also made the mistake of driving under influence of alcohol.