Dausa car accident: Hema Malini discharged from hospital, driver granted bail

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Jul 04, 2015 11:45:17 IST

Jaipur: Actress and BJP MP Hema Malini, who was injured and admitted to hospital after her Mercedes collided with another car in Dausa district, was discharged from the hospital on Sunday.

"On the request of family members, she was discharged around 9:30 AM", a spokesperson of Fortis Hospital told PTI.

Dausa car accident: Hema Malini discharged from hospital, driver granted bail

Hema Malini after the accident. PTI

The 66-year-old actress had undergone a surgery for her wounds at the hospital yesterday. She was also treated for a minor fracture on her nose.

A four-year-old girl was killed while five others were injured including the actress when Hema's car collided with another car on Thursday night in Dausa, 60 km from here.

Mahesh Chand Thakur, who was driving Hema's car when it met with the accident, has been arrested at Kotwali Thana in Dausa.

An FIR was lodged against the driver, who hails from Vrindavan, under various sections of IPC including 279 (rash driving) and 304 (A) (causing death by negligence not amounting to culpable homicide).

Thakaur was produced before Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Pallavi Sharma on Saturday who granted bail to the driver. He was later released on bail.

The actress was taken to Mumbai by a chartered plane. She was accompanied by her daughter Esha Deol and son-in-law Bharat Takhtani.

PTI

Updated Date: Jul 04, 2015 11:48:23 IST