Jaipur: Rajasthan’s Minister of Food and Civil Supply Babulal Verma got his car overturned after the driver hit a stray buffalo. The incident happened in order to avoid a collision.
The minister got seriously injured while his personal assistant, Rajendra Pradas Rager (43), a resident of Baneta village who was thrown out on the road after the car overturned and died on the spot, reports Deccan Herald.
As per the police, the accident happened on the Kota-Baran Highway in the wee hours on Tuesday. The car driver, Moti Lal was also injured in the accident.
Verma was initially admitted in the ICU of Maharao Bheem Singh (MBS) hospital in Kota and then was referred to Jaipur. As per the doctors who are presently treating him, his condition is stable.
“Minister was returning from Baran after an event at 3 AM when the car hit a stray buffalo and then rammed into a divider before turning turtle near a flyover”, SHO Banwari Lal of Semliya Police Station said.
As per the initial investigation, the driver has recorded in his statement that he saw a buffalo walking on the road but in order to avoid a collision, he balanced and the car overturned.