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Drunk driver runs car over man sleeping in house, dies

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Rameswaram (TN): A man driving a car allegedly under inebriated condition died and another seriously injured after the vehicle rammed into a roadside house at Thangachimadam here today. Police said Ibrahim Shah lost control of the vehicle and hit an electric pole and crashed into the house running over a middle-aged man, Manikandan who was asleep, and injured him seriously.

They said the driver died on the spot while two other occupants in the car managed to escape after the accident. The injured man has been admitted to the goverment
hospital in Madurai. The driver was allegedly drunk at the time of the accident, police said adding further investigation was on.