Forensic team conducts tests on car

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Forensic team conducts tests on car

Kolkata, Apr 30 (PTI) A team of forensic experts today conducted tests on the car which met with an accident in which model and TV host, Sonika Chauhan was killed and actor Vikram Chatterjee was injured, police said.

Forensic experts collected samples from the site of the accident and checked impacts on the vehicle carrying Sonika and Vikram before hitting a roadside iron railing and mounting on the pavement and partially tilted on one side at Rashbehari Avenue crossing in the wee hours yesterday, a senior officer of Tollygunge Police Station said.

“The experts have inspected the vehicle while trying to get an idea about the speed of the vehicle when it met with the accident. We have also conducted a review at the accident site and collected samples from there also… We are checking the parameters to ascertain whether the car was over speeding or not,” he said adding that there were three impacts on the car.

Police, who have started a suo moto case in the incident and slapped cases of rash driving, causing death by negligence and causing grievous hurt by endangering personal safety of others against the actor was keen on talking to him to get a clear idea about the incident.

“Talking to Vikram is most essential in this case. We need to know details about the incident,” the source said.

Meanwhile, hospital authorities released a medical bulletin declaring Vikram’s health condition as “stable”.

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