Jacqueline Fernandez escapes unhurt in car accident


MUMBAI: While returning from a party at co-star Salman Khan’s resident, Bollywood star Jacqueline Fernandez escaped unhurt after her car was hit by an autorickshaw allegedly driven by a drunk driver at Bandra on Saturday morning, officials said.

The 32-year-old actress was returning home around 2:45 am from Salman’s residence after attending a party to celebrate the upcoming film Race 3 when the accident took place on Carter Road, Bandra.

Speaking to a local magazine, Jacqueline said, “Yes, it did take place. The rickshaw driver was drunk. We will soon give out an official statement. We are fine. Police came and sorted it out.”

Her car suffered minor damage but she did not suffer any injury. The police were summoned.

Directed by Remo D’Souza, Race 3 features Salman, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Jacqueline, Daisy Shah and Saqib Saleem and is likely to be released during Eid. The trailer of the film will be unveiled on May 15.