Suresh Raina escapes unhurt in tyre burst

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Lucknow, September 12: Indian cricketer Suresh Raina escaped unhurt after one of the tyres of the Range Rover he was travelling blown apart near Etawah on Tuesday (September 12)

The police said one of the rear tyres of the Range Rover SUV burst near Friend's colony in Etawah. They said if the car had been travelling at high speed, the consequences could have been disastrous.

Raina was travelling from Ghaziabad to Kanpur where he will be playing a Duleep Trophy match as skipper of the India Blue team at the Green Park Stadium on Wednesday. (September 13).

The police arranged for another vehicle for Raina.

The cricketer's vehicle did not have a spare tyre and he was stranded for some time until locals informed the police. The incident happened at 2 a.m.

DSP Rajesh Kumar Singh said that Raina was at the wheels when the incident took place and confirmed no injuries to him.

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Story first published: Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 14:48 [IST]
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