Maharashtra: Drunk driver rams into ATM queue, injures at least ten

The incident occurred when people were waiting to withdraw cash outside an ATM.

IANS| Last Updated: Dec 09, 2016, 20:58 PM IST

Solapur: At least 10 people were injured, two of them severely wounded, in an abnormal incident when a drunk driver rammed his car into a bank ATM queue in Solapur district of Maharashtra on Friday, police said.

The incident occurred around 10.00 a.m on Friday when there was a queue where people were waiting to withdraw cash outside a Bank Of Maharashtra in Attar area, police officer N.G. Ankushkar said.

Abruptly, a speeding car crashed into the queue of people. 

At least 10 customers were hurt, out of which two received serious injuries.

Furious, others in the queue dragged the inebriated driver out of the car and thrashed him before handing him over to the police.

Identified as Santosh S. Malage, 34, he is reportedly the private driver of a local politician, Subhash Chavan.