National car racer Ashwin Sundar and wife Nivedhitha were charred to death after their BMW car rammed a roadside tree on the Santhome High Road in Chennai in the wee hours of Saturday.
Soon after the car hit tree it got stuck between a wall and the tree due to which the couple could not open the doors leading to their death.
A Passer-by who saw the vehicle on fire reported the police immediately immediately. Sooner, fire and rescue services were rushed to the spot. It took about half-an-hour to douse the fire completely.
Sundar was driving the car, the couple were returning home from a friend’s house reportedly. At first police couldn’t identify the bodies but later they identified them with the help of vehicle registration number. Bodies have been sent to government hospital for post-mortem.