Bengaluru, February 19: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Chikmagalur CT Ravi's car hit two people who were killed in the accident. Four other people have also been injured in the incident, said a report. A video doing rounds on Twitter shows the leader at the spot of the incident and he allegedly flee the scene without helping the victims.
Some reports also allege that he was drunk at the time of the incident. The incident happened on the Hassan highway and CT Ravi complained of chest pain after the incident. He also got admitted in a hospital, says reports.
Eye witnesses say BJP MLA CT Ravi then fled from the spot soon enough complaining of chest pain and admitted himself to a Bengaluru hospital.
The people who were knocked down by the MLA's car were returning from Kollur temple.
Read the ANI Tweet Below:
Karnataka: 2 persons who were returning from Kollur Temple died after BJP Chikmagalur MLA CT Ravi's car hit them near Kunigal, last night. Also, 4 persons, including CT Ravi, injured in the accident.
— ANI (@ANI) February 19, 2019
Chikkamagaravalli Thimme Gowda Ravi is a four-time legislator from Chikmagalur constituency of Karnataka State. He is a prominent face of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from Karnataka and has held various posts in the party and the government.