A joyride turned into a nightmare for a car mechanic when the Mercedes he was driving hit an auto rickshaw and injured three pedestrians in south-east Delhi. The man who was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol has been arrested, police said.
The mechanic has been identified as Alam, a resident of New Seelampur, they said.
During interrogation, the man revealed that the car belonged to one of his clients, who left it at his workshop for repair work.
The man told the police that he had alcohol in the car and then took two of his woman friends for a ride.
“When he reached near Sarai Kale Khan red light, the car went out of control and hit the auto-rickshaw. It