The police have disclosed that Telugu film hero Ravi Teja's brother Bharath Raj, who died in an accident on Outer Ring Road on Saturday night, was driving his car in an inebriated condition when the accident took place.
It is learnt that Bharath Raj spent his last hours at the Novotel Hyderabad Airport hotel before the accident. He had attended the birthday of his friend at the hotel. CCTV footage showed that he had liquor by the swimming pool of the hotel at 4pm on the day. He was in the hotel from 2 pm to 9:25 pm, and later left in his car.
Bharath Raj's car hit a stationary lorry on the Outer Ring Road at Kothwalguda, and he died on the spot. The police have established that the car was speeding at 145 kmph when the accident took place, and have come to the conclusion that overspeeding and drunken-driving were the reasons for the accident and the death.