Hyderabad: Telugu film actor Raj Tarun on Wednesday clarified that it was he who abandoned his car after crashing it into a wall near Alkapuri Township circle area late night on Monday.
The abandoned luxury Volvo car bearing registration number TS09EX1100 had prompted the police to investigate to find out who was involved in the accident. The actor in a tweet said he was travelling from his house via Narsingi road and due to a sudden diversion, lost control of the wheel and crashed into the wall on the roadside. Pointing out that it was an accident prone spot, Tarun stated that he was wearing a seatbelt at the time of mishap. The actor said he was shaken by the incident which forced him to rush back to home for help.
“Was on rest to come out. Starting my work again in a few days,” he said.
Meanwhile, the Narsingi police have booked a case for rash and negligent driving and are investigating into the matter. They had also issued a notice to Pradeep, the owner of the car for questioning. It is yet to be known whether the actor was sober or driving under influence as he said any one else was travelling with him, police said.
During the examination of surveillance camera footage, it was suspected that Raj Tarun was the one behind the wheel. He was seen running away from the accident spot, police said.