Jaipur: A speeding vehicle on Friday night hit 4 labourers who were sleeping on the pavement under the flyover near Gandhi Nagar railway station in Jaipur, NDTV reported. After the incident, all the four injured were sent to a hospital. However, two of them succumbed to death. A local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader’s son has reportedly been apprehended by police. The accused has been identified as Bharat Bhusan Meena and was handed over to the police by passers-by.

” The car hit people sleeping on a footpath, yesterday. Four people were injured and admitted to the hospital. This morning we were informed that two of them have died, ” a police official told the news channel.

The accused was apparently drunk and the “alcohol level in his blood was nine times the legal limit”, the report said. According to reports, Bharat and his friends were in the car. All of them were drunk at the time of the incident.

Bharat has been booked with an attempt to murder and a case of rash driving under the influence of alcohol has been registered against him.