The Popular Model turned actress Sonika Chauhan passed away in a horrible road accident today morning when the car she was traveling in with a friend, actor Vikram Chatterjee, hit the divider and climbed the pavement on Rashbehahi Avenue.
According to reports, Bystanders who heard the crashing noise rushed to the spot and brought the couple out of the car, a Toyota Corolla Altis, which had been completely wrecked in the accident. Both of the victims were rushed to a nearby private hospital, where, Unfortunately, she was pronounced dead on arrival around 5 am and Vikram, who reportedly sustained head injuries, was discharged from the hospital.
According to the sources, Vikram was driving at a very high speed and so the air bags didn’t deploy at the time when the accident happened. The police are currently investigating the CCTV footage to study the accident in detail and to find more clues.
Sonika Chauhan had been a part of many memorable ad shoots and had recently made a name for herself as emcee and sports anchor. Apart from Kolkata, she was also working out of Mumbai on various assignments.