Bollywood actress Malaika Arora recently met with a road accident in her Range Rover while returning from an event in Pune to her home in Mumbai. It is reported that she hasn’t suffered from any major injuries and is recovering faster. In exclusive footage, we have retrieved some of the details which have come directly from the accident site.
The road accident of Malaika’s Range Rover occurred around 4:45 pm near Khopoli on Mumbai-Pune Expressway while she was returning from Pune to Mumbai after attending a public event. According to the statement given by the police officials, the actress was chauffeured by her driver at the time of the accident.
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In the video footage which has surfaced on YouTube, we can see that both front and rear profiles of the Range Rover have suffered from the impact. While the windscreen and bumper look broken at the rear, the front bumper and bonnet have suffered from the impact. The Range Rover had collided with a bus moving ahead of it, which rear-ended another cab moving ahead of it. The cab has also suffered the impacts badly on its rear, which is visible in the video as well.
In the video, we can also see that the front airbags of the Range Rover had deployed and the SUV is being towed by a crane to clear out the traffic on the highway. According to the police officials, the actress was soon taken to Apollo hospital in Navi Mumbai by an MNS leader, who was also travelling from Pune to Mumbai in the same direction behind her Range Rover. Both Malaika and her driver sustained minor injuries in the accident.
Malaika’s Land Rover Range Rover
The Range Rover was bought by Malaika Arora back in 2017. This Loire Blue-coloured Range Rover is the 3.0-litre V6 Vogue variant, which has a 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine under its hood. Coupled with an 8-speed automatic gearbox, this engine produces 244 bhp of maximum power and 600 Nm of maximum torque. At the time of discontinuation in 2018, this particular variant was priced at Rs 1.93 crore.
The Range Rover has always remained a top pick of prominent celebrities from Bollywood for its authoritative road presence and luxurious interior. Apart from these virtues, the Range Rover can cover the most gruelling terrains with its capable four-wheel-drive system.
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