A CCTV footage captured the exact moment at which a Mercedes Benz rammed into multiple vehicles in Bengaluru’s Indiranagar on Tuesday, December 7. The crash led to the death of one person and injured a few others.
In the CCTV footage, the car can be seen speeding and ramming into a vehicle on Indiranagar’s 80 Feet Road, raising a cloud of dust. Due to the collision, Maruti Alto, which the Mercedes rammed into was propelled ahead and hit other vehicles.
How can the driver be so insensitive to speed like criminals on such a busy road? Tragic. https://t.co/HTDcUPW2HE— AutoNews (@AN_AutoNews) December 8, 2021
As per Bengaluru police, the driver lost control after he brushed past two motorcycles and tried to speed away in panic. However, the car rammed into a Maruti Alto in the valet parking of a restaurant. It also collided with a cab, autorickshaw and goods tempo.
The Alto was completely destroyed, and a 36-year-old valet driver in it was killed. The Alto had to be cut open to bring him out of the mangled remains.
CCTV visuals show how the Mercedes is seen speeding into the frame and in a split second, rams into the Alto.
CCTV footage of Indiranagar accident yesterday which killed one person after a Merc Benz overspeeded and resulted in a pileup pic.twitter.com/1QZ2tsDZH7— Soumya Chatterjee (@Csoumya21) December 8, 2021
The aftermath of the incident showed vehicles extensively damaged — the autorickshaw had overturned, the two cars that the Mercedes crashed into were reduced to metal remains. People in other vehicles escaped with minor injuries.