Kolkata Fashion Designer Arrested For Hit-And-Run, Was Allegedly Drunk

Aditi Agarwal allegedly ran over the pedestrian on the Eastern Metropolitan Bypass. She then drove into a five star hotel nearby before fleeing in her car.

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Kolkata Fashion Designer Arrested For Hit-And-Run, Was Allegedly Drunk

Aditi Agarwal's blood test reportedly revealed high alcohol levels


Kolkata: 

Highlights

  1. Fashion designer Aditi Agarwal has been arrested for the hit-and-run
  2. She skipped a traffic signal and rammed into the man at around 6:30 am
  3. A blood test reportedly revealed high alcohol levels

A man was killed after being hit by a car driven allegedly by a Kolkata-based fashion designer. The car hit him when he was waiting for a bus, the police said. The woman has been arrested.

Around 6:30 am on Sunday, Aditi Agarwal skipped a traffic signal and rammed the victim on the Eastern Metropolitan Bypass, a senior officer of the Kolkata Police said.

Instead of stopping, the woman drove into a five-star hotel nearby. The police tracked her down based on CCTV footage.

A blood test reportedly revealed high alcohol levels.

"She was slurring. It's quite surprising that she was driving the car. She came out of a pub in the Park Street area and was headed home after dropping her friends. She was speeding when the incident happened," the officer told news agency PTI.

The victim worked at the Leather Complex. The police are trying to find his family.

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