According to ANI, the complaint has been filed by the truck driver Rajesh Pandurang Shinde whose vehicle was hit from behind by the Azmi’s car. The FIR copy stated, “Due to rash driving by the car’s driver, the car hit the moving truck on Pune-Mumbai Expressway which resulted in the accident”. The actress was travelling in a Tata Safari Storme when the vehicle hit the rear-end of a truck, leading to the mishap on the Pune-bound carriageway. Her husband Javed Akhtar was said to be in another car Audi which was behind her on the highway.
“The Safari was being driven by Azmi’s driver, followed by the Audi. The driver tried to overtake another vehicle and crashed into the moving truck from the rear,” said inspector Vishwajeet Kaingade, Khalapur police station.
Meanwhile, late on Saturday evening the Executive Director and CEO of Ambani hospital Dr Santosh Shetty remarked that Shabana Azmi is stable and under observation.