Saturday, March 18, 2017
Professional car racer Ashwin Sundar (27) and his wife Niveditha (25), a doctor were burnt to death in a car accident.
According to sources, their BMW sports car reportedly driven caught fire after it veered around and crashed into the space between a tree and a parapet wall at MRC Nagar in the early hours of Saturday.
Police sources said that on Friday night, Ashwin and wife were proceeding to Leela Palace Hotel for dinner in their high-end two seater BMW Z4 car when the accident took place. The couple’s car went over a speed breaker at around 1.45am which was not illuminated in front of the Ambedkar Memorial on DGS Dinakaran Salai. The car then flew in the air and hit the median on the right side and veered around before running over the platform on the left and crashing. They could not open the doors and the car instantaneously caught fire and dead.