According to media reports, Indian cricketer Ajinkya Rahane’s father Madhukar Baburao has been arrested on Friday morning, Indian Express has learnt, for running down a 67-year-old woman in Kolhapur.
Reportedly, the woman was taken to the government hospital where she was declared dead after succumbing to injuries, reports in the local media have further said.
According to reports, Rahane’s father was speeding in his Hyundai i20 car on National Highway No. 4 early when he lost control of the vehicle and hit a woman named Asha Tai Kamble near Kagal bus station.
People immediately gathered at the accident site and took the woman to a nearby government hospital but the lady succumbed to her injuries and died at the hospital. Meanwhile, the woman has been identified as Ashatai Kamble.
Indian Express reported that Madhukar was driving the vehicle and the family were headed to Tarkarli, Konkan via Pune-Bengaluru highway with the accident taking place in Kagal. The Kagal Police Station filed a case against Madhukar under section 304 A, 289, 337 and 338. Other members in the car were Ajinkya’s mother and sister with the family going for a vacation.
Ajinkya Rahane is currently on national duty in the ongoing One Day International (ODI) series against Sri Lanka. He is also scheduled to leave for the Test series in South Africa later this month.