Former India cricketer Praveen Kumar car was hit by a speeding canter near the commissioner’s residence in Meerut late on Tuesday night. Praveen Kumar escaped unhurt. The police reached the spot and arrested the accused canter driver.

Praveen Kumar, a resident of Multan Nagar on Baghpat Road, was coming from Pandav Nagar in his Land Rover Defender vehicle at around 10 pm on Tuesday. His son was also with him.

As soon as he reached near the Commissioner’s residence, a speeding canter coming from the front, hit his car.

The vehicle was damaged, while Praveen and his son escaped unhurt. After the accident, a crowd of people gathered there, who caught the canter driver on the spot.

On receiving the information, the Civil Line police station reached the spot.

SP City Piyush Kumar said that the canter driver was detained and sent to the police station. Praveen and his son are safe in the accident, the CO said.

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