JAIPUR/NAGPUR: A child has died in an accident between politician Hema Malini’s Mercedes and a Maruti Alto in Rajasthan today.
Four others who were in the Alto have been hospitalized. Hema Malini is not seriously hurt.
“I am being told the Mercedes was speeding. It drove over the divider,” said senior police officer Rajinder Tyagi to news agency ANI.
The actor-turned-politician, 66, was treated for minor injuries in a Jaipur hospital. Staff said she walked in unaided and received a few stitches near her nose.
The accident took place this evening in Dausa, about 60 km from the state capital of Jaipur.
Hema Malini represents Mathura in Parliament. She was headed from her constituency to Jaipur, when the accident took place.