Despite several efforts and strict punishments each year thousands of people are getting killed, and tens of thousands of people are injured, in drunk driving accidents.
A cobbler named Ashok (48) who was sleeping on the footpath was crushed to death by a speeding car. This incident occurred after midnight near the DAE Colony which comes under Kushaiguda Police station premises. Four girl students belong to a private Engineering college were involved in the accident. According to the police, the driver was allegedly in an inebriated state.
People, who gathered at the spot, alleged that the police were trying to protect the students, as the girl who was driving the car is the daughter of a Police officer.
A case has been registered and conducting further investigations based on the CCTV footage.