5 injured, 1 critical as doctor’s car ram into patients at Osmania Hospital

Hyderabad: Six people including patients were injured at state-run Osmania hospital in Hyderabad, after a car belonging to a doctor ran into a group of patients and others near the hospital’s parking lot. 2 patients were injured in the accident, including a 95-year-old Md Omer, whose leg has been crushed and Qamer Begum, 55, who was suffering from heart ailment and had come to the hospital for treatment.

The owner of the car Dr. Rehan Qureshi, is a plastic surgeon who works at the hospital. However he had given the car keys to security guard of the hospital to park the car. The security guard, Shivraj, pressed the accelerator instead of the brake and rammed the people, sources said. The accident occurred at around 9 in the morning.

Police arrived immediately to the spot and admitted the injured to hospital. Additional inspector Praveen Kumar said a special Clues investigation team is gathering evidence on how this happened.