In a tragic incident, professional car racer Ashwin Sundar and his wife Nivedhitha were charred to death after their BMW car rammed a roadside tree in Chennai. The incident took place on the Santhome High Road in Chennai in the early hours of Saturday.
The police said that the couple were unable to open the door as the car was stuck in between the tree and a wall. They were trapped inside the car and it caught fire, the police also said.
Passersby who witnessed the accident immediately informed the police control room about the incident. The fire and rescue service personnel were pressed into service immediately, but it was too late.