Shabana Azmi car accident: Actress stable; FIR lodged against her driver for rash driving

An FIR has been registered against actor Shabana Azmi’s driver after the car they were travelling in met with an accident on the Mumbai-Pune expressway on Saturday afternoon, police said.

Shabana Azmi’s driver has been identified as Amlesh Yogendra Kamat. According to the police, a complaint has been registered by Rajesh Pandurang Shinde, the truck driver whose vehicle was hit from behind by Shabana Azmi’s car.

“Due to rash driving by the driver, the car hit the moving truck on the Pune-Mumbai Expressway which resulted in the accident,” the FIR copy read.

Shabana undergoing treatment at Kokilaben Hospital: After the accident, Shabana Azmi was rushed to MGM Hospital in Navi Mumbai and was later shifted to the multi-specialty Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai’s Andheri.

Docs say her condition is stable: According to doctors, she has suffered a head injury and slight damage to the backbone. Her condition is said to be stable, although, she remains under medical observation.

Her husband lyricist Javed Akhtar, who was travelling with her, escaped with a minor injury.