Chennai: National car racing champion Ashwin Sunder (27) and his wife Niveditha were dead after their car rammed a tree in Chennai on Saturday. The mishap occurred in morning 3.30, reports said. The couple succumbed to death on the spot. The door of the car jammed and doors were closed, reports added. They could not open the doors and were trapped inside the car. The incident took place at MRC Nagar in Chennai.
The passengers informed the police, they rushed to the spot.
Their BMW car blasted in the road made fire on the accident premises. Over speeding has been attributed as the reason for the accident. Fire and rescue services personnel from Mylapore also rushed to the spot but it took around half-an-hour to put out the flames. The Ashwin debuted in his career at his 14. The accident confirmed by the police.