Chennai, 19 September: In the leisure of luxury life, youths are taking lives of laymen who managed to fulfil their basic needs with the every single penny of their hard work.
A drunk student rammed his Porsche car into a dozen autos, reducing an auto driver to the bed of death and injuring three more drivers in Chennai early on Monday .
Police have arrested the accused Vikas Vijayanand, 22.The accident took place around 3.30 am when auto drivers generally sleep in their autos, the youth rammed his car into 12 autos parked in a row the city’s Cathedral Road. One driver, Arumugam, was killed on the spot. Some of the autos were almost reduced to a crumpled heap.
The Porsche tore through a row of parked auto-rickshaws.The gleaming blue Porsche was also completely smashed. “The student Vikas Vijayanand was drunk while driving. We are investigating,” a police officer said.
“I heard a screeching noise of brakes…that’s all. My chest was hurting and I went blank. I realized what had happened only when the police came… they only helped the car driver and took him away,” said Sundar, one of the drivers who witnessed the accident and was also injured.
“An ambulance came for us only after twenty minutes,” he added.
Earlier in June, a daily wage labourer was killed in the city after a techie, allegedly driving her Audi car drunk, ran him over.