Racer Ashwin Sundar and his wife charred to death after BMW catches fire in Chennai

By: | Updated: 18 Mar 2017 10:33 AM
New Delhi: Racer Ashwin Sundar and his wife Niveditha were charred to death when their BMW caught fire after ramming into a tree on the Santhome High road in Chennai on Saturday morning.

In a spine chilling video shared on social media, Sundar’s car was seen in flames beside a tree as onlookers failed to reach out for help because of fire and explosions.

According to police both Ashwin and his wife died on spot as they failed break free from the car before it caught fire.

The 27-year-old racer was driving above speed limit when the incident occurred around 3.30 am on Saturday morning, police confirmed.

The bodies were recovered and sent to the Royapettah Hospital for postmortem.

Aswin is a two time national F4 champion and was also a part of German racing team Ma Con Motorsport.

Photo: Ashwin Sundar Facebook page Photo: Ashwin Sundar Facebook page

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First Published: 18 Mar 2017 10:26 AM
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