Russian embassy car injures couple

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) A couple from Uttar Pradesh were injured when their car was hit by a speeding car from the Russian embassy here early on Tuesday, police said.

The embassy car (75CD99) rammed into a police barricade around 12.30 a.m. before hitting the couple’s car on Africa Avenue in Chanakyapuri in south Delhi.

The couple’s car was at the police barricade during a routine check.

“Four Russian nationals, including the driver, were in the car on their way to the Russian embassy. The couple’s car was being checked when the accident occurred,” said a police official.

The couple, who were headed to Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh from Vasant Kunj in south Delhi, received minor injuries and were given first aid at a hospital.

“We have booked the driver of the embassy car for rash and negligent driving,” said the official.

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