Balabhaskar was in the driver’s seat during accident – UKMALAYALEE

Balabhaskar was in the driver’s seat during accident

Wednesday 17 October 2018 3:58 AM UTC

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Oct 17: In a major twist to the tragedy of the car accident that had claimed the life of famous violinist Balabhaskar, the musician’s driver Arjun told the Kerala police that it was Balabhaskar who drove the car on September 25.

Earlier it was thought that Arjun had driven the car when the tragedy struck the musician’s family.

Retreating from his earlier statements, Arjun, in his testimony stated that Balabhaskar himself drove the car after reaching Kollam. He said he drove the car from Trissur to Kollam only.

The singer’s daughter died on the spot when the car hit a tree. Balabhaskar died on October 2, after at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram.

Lakshmi, who suffered serious injuries in the accident is currently recovering at the hospital.