Gurgaon :Chaos prevailed on MG Road in Gurgaon on Tuesday after an alleged gangster's four-wheeler toppled and hit an auto-rickshaw after being was shot at amid heavy traffic early in the day.
Three men travelling in another car shot the SUV carrying Rakesh Kumar of Hayatpur village in an apparent case of gang rivalry. The driver of the Huyndai SUV jumped a divider to escape the gunshots and crashed into the auto rickshaw on the other side of the road near the Central Mall."This seems to be a case of gang war. We are still inspecting the matter," a policeman who inspected to the crime scene said.
While the driver was said to be in a stable condition after being admitted to a hospital with bullet injuries, the driver of the auto-rickshaw was severely injured. Kumar managed to escape the attack and hid in a nearby building before being rescued.
"There was firing and suddenly we saw a Hyundai Santa Fe flying over the divider and crashing into an auto. The driver was immediately taken to a hospital by people on the road," an eyewitness said.
There was a massive traffic jam on the MG Road after the shooting and the subsequent car crash around 9am.
Kumar was travelling to the Gurgaon district court for a hearing when he was attacked by the three men travelling in a hatchback. His SUV landed on the auto-rickshaw after hitting two other public transport vehicles and causing another four-wheeler to overturn.