Chidambaram escapes unhurt after car rammed by escort vehicle

 Former Union Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday escaped unhurt after a police escort vehicle rammed into the car in which he was travelling from the rear near Guindy area in the city.

PTI| Updated: Jul 12, 2015, 23:04 PM IST

Chennai: Former Union Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday escaped unhurt after a police escort vehicle rammed into the car in which he was travelling from the rear near Guindy area in the city.

Four personnel in the escort car were injured when it was hit from the rear by another car and under the impact, it shot forward and rammed into Chidambaram's car, police said.

69-year-old Chidambaram was on his way to the airport when the accident occurred, police said.

The escort car was severely damaged, while the Congress leader's car suffered some minor damage, they said.