Mumbai: Luxury car Aston Martin rammed into two vehicles, Audi and Toyota Corolla, at a high speed leaving behind three people injured at Mumbaiâ€™s Pedder Road. The car with the number MH-01-BK99 has been registered on the name of Reliance Ports which was last seen at Sachin Tendulkarâ€™s farewell party with Mukesh Ambaniâ€™s son Akash Ambani in it.
Foram Ruparel, who was in her Audi, narrated the complete incident and even claimed that Akash Ambani was driving the car at the time of accident, informs a source.
She said that her Audi was hit at a speed that it jumped over the divider and collided with a bus commuting on the other side of the road. The black Aston Martin, worth Rs. 4 crore, then hit a Toyota Corolla belonging to one Vikram Mishra.
Police claimed that the driver of the car managed to flee from the spot in another car that was just behind the luxury vehicle.
Though, the complaint of rash and negligent driving has been registered with the Gamdevi Police Station under sections 279 and 337 of the Indian Penal Code and under the Motor Vehicles Act but the eye witnesses and victim defines a story of the biased approach of police.
One of the victim said that when police called vehicle to lift up the accidental vehicles from the road, it only took Aston Martin with it. Media reports even said that car was covered while it was taken to the police station as it they were intended to hide it from media.
Meanwhile, Ravi Pawar, assistant police inspector of Gamdevi police station said, â€œThe complainant Foram Ruparel, a resident of Ghatkopar and a student, was on her way towards Ghatkopar along with her friends in her Audi, when a speeding car rammed into their vehicle from behind. The incident took place when they had just crossed Kemps Corner and were headed towards Haji Ali."
"The Aston Martin (MH-01-BK-99) was going northwards. The car sped from the spot before one of its tyres came off. It then stood near TG Pavillion," said Pawar.
We couldn’t record their statements properly because they were in shock," said a police officer from Gamdevi police station. "We will also check CCTV footage. Only then will we be able to reach any conclusion," added the officer.
However, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) spokesman Tushar Pania said, "Yes, the car is owned by Reliance Ports and was being driven by one of our drivers, who was going to park it. We will cooperate with police investigations."