Shabana Azmi’s driver Amlesh Yogendra Kamat has been booked for rash driving after the accident of the actress on the Mumbai-Pune expressway on Saturday noon.
The police said that an FIR has been registered by the driver of the truck, Rajesh Pandurang Shinde whose truck was hit from behind by Ms. 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.
The actress was traveling along with her husband and lyricist, Javed Akhtar when her car collided with a truck that caused injuries to the actress.
Soon 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.
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.
Javed Akhtar, who was traveling with her, escaped with a minor injury. A day before the tragic accident the couple were seen celebrating Javed Akhtar’s 75th birthday.