Sleeping driver dies in car as rain water enters apartment

Hyderabad: In a bizarre incident, a driver sleeping in a car died after the car submerged in rainwater in the cellar of an apartment in Kukatpally area in Hyderabad. The incident occurred on Friday night when the heavy rain lashed the city.

The incident came to light when the rainwater was pumped out of the basement. Bosle Gopinath (25) was found dead in the car.

According to police, Gopinath dropped car owner Naveen Kumar late in the night. As it was raining heavily in the area he sought owner’s permission to sleep in the vehicle. About two feet water got accumulated in the basement. Police suspect that the driver was under the influence of alcohol and did not realise water entering into the car.