Actor Simbu’s driver was arrested after the car owned by Simbu ran over and killed a homeless man in Chennai. The victim is a 70 year old pavement dweller named Munusamy who was crawling across the road when the car owned by Simbu ran over him while trying to negotiate a turn at around 8.30 p.m. on Wednesday.
The victim suffered head injuries, injuries to his hip and legs. Though he was rushed to the hospital, he succumbed to his injuries.
CCTV footage of the accident shows how the car ran over the old man leaving him injured on the road and the car fleeing without even stopping. Some bystanders ran behind the car but did not succeed. The victim was immediately taken to Government Royapettah Hospital where he passed away.
The car driver has been arrested by the police. It is not sure if either the actor or any of his family members were present in the car at the time of the accident.