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In Chennai, drunk son of a SC lawyer rams Porsche into 12 autos: 1 killed, 10 injured
An auto-rickshaw driver was killed and ten others suffered injuries when a Porsche car driven by a law student, who was allegedly drunk, hit the median at the Dr Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore in Chennai today.

The accused has been identified as Vikas Vijayanand, son of a Supreme Court lawyer Vijay Anand. He was driving back home with a friend after attending a party thrown by Tuti Patriot, the winner of Tamil Nadu Premier League. At around 3:30 am, the car hit the curb and smashed into several parked autos.

Usually the auto drivers sleep in their parked auto's and when the Porshe hit the autos, the auto drivers faced serious injuries. 29-year-old G Arumugam, was killed on the spot, while Varadhan suffered serious injuries and was taken to Rajiv Gandhi Government Hospital. Rest of the victims were taken to Royapettah Government Hospital.

Sundar, one of the auto-drivers who witnessed the accident and was also injured, said, "I heard a screeching noise of brakes...that's all. My chest was hurting and I went blank. I realized what had happened only when the police came... they only helped the car driver and took him away... An ambulance came for us only after twenty minutes."

The Adyar traffic police have registered a case, and investigations are underway. The accused have been arrested by the police.

As per reports, the gleaming blue Porsche was also completely smashed, but the two managed to escape the crash unharmed as the airbags deployed. As per the police officials, "The student Vikas Vijayanand was drunk while driving. We are investigating."

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