Chennai: Car racer Ashwin Sundar, wife charred to death after their BMW catches fire

The couple was travelling in their BMW when the vehicle suddenly caught fire with them stuck inside near Pattinampakkam locality of Chennai.

Professional car racer Ashwin Sundar and his wife Niveditha were charred to death late last night after their BMW rammed a tree and caught fire in Chennai.

The couple was returning from dinner when their vehicle hit the tree near the Pattinampakkam locality in the Tamil Nadu capital. Sundar was driving the car.

With their car trapped between the tree and the wall, they could not get out. Soon, the BMW caught fire and the couple was charred to death.

Niveditha was a doctor in a private hospital in the city.

More details are awaited.