Three killed in drunken driving case in Bangalore

Three persons were killed on the spot and two others injured in a case of drunken driving here, police said.

Last Updated: Feb 02, 2011, 15:36 PM IST

Bangalore: Three persons were killed on
the spot and two others injured in a case of drunken driving
here, police said.

Shiva Kumar (about 30), and his four friends were
returning from a cocktail party yesterday when Kumar, who was
at the wheel, lost control and dashed the car against a
roadside tree when trying to overtake a lorry, police said.

Besides Kumar, Anil Dominique (21) and Shyam Kumar (20)
were killed on the spot, police said.

The injured have been admitted to hospital and are being
treated.

A case of accident due to drunken driving has been
registered and is being probed by Banaswadi traffic police,
they said.

PTI