The incident took place at around 6 pm yesterday.
Shukla was driving a BMW when his auto rammed three vehicles and jumped a divider on the New Link Road in Oshiwara around 6 in the evening. Three people sustained minor injuries in the crash and were taken to hospital, the report added. His vehicle, BMW X5, hit as many as five cars before hitting a divider, as reported by the daily. "We will be only able to give out an official statement once they are back". According to the latest report, the actor has been arrested.
It was the Lokhandwala Oshiwara Citizen's Association that first tweeted the news and it soon went viral on Whatsapp and Twitter. People, however, were quick to react as they rescued him by breaking the rear glass of the auto. "I was in the building next to it, there was a loud blast.people inside the building thought it was a cylinder blast at shreeji restaurant, but then saw the accident on road.don't know who was at fault but the red vehicle was on the wrong side of the road.", a spectator present at the spot tweeted.
Sidharth and one other person got slightly hurt but thankfully no major injuries were recorded. Mumbai police arrested him on spot and booked him for rash driving under sections 279, 337 and 427 of the Indian Penal Code.
Siddharth Shukla is a TV actor, seen in many TV shows apart from Balika Vadhu and also realit shows. He became a household name soon after Balika Vadhu. The beefy actor has also been seen in Bollywood films.