Veteran actress and BJP MP Hema Malini met with a road accident near Dausa, over 50 km from here in Rajasthan, late on Thursday evening. According to reports, a 2-year-old girl was killed in the accident.
The actress was on her way to Jaipur when her Mercedez collided with a Maruti Alto. Hema, who was going from Mathura to Jaipur, was rushed to Fortis Hospital in Jaipur with head injuries. Her driver has also sustained leg injuries in the accident. Four persons, including two women who were in the other car were also injured and have been admitted to a hospital in Dausa. Doctors at the Fortis hospital said she Hema, 66, has suffered injuries on the forehead and a CT scan and other tests were being conducted.
"The accident occurred on National Highway 11 near Dausa at around 9.00 PM when the car in which the actor-turned-politician was travelling collided with another car. A two-year-old girl, who was in the Alto, was killed . Four others who were injured in the accident have been admitted in Dausa hospital," a police official said.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje tweeted about the incident. The tweet read, "Deeply saddened by the news of Dausa accident. I pray for the victims. We're making all efforts to provide immediate relief & medical care."