Actor and social activist Shabana Azmi was injured in an accident which took place on Mumbai-Pune Express Highway at 3.30 pm on Saturday.
According to reports, her husband and lyricist Javed Akhtar, 75, who was also present in the car, remained unhurt.
Their car was hit by a truck from behind at a toll plaza in Khalapur, over 60 kilometres from Mumbai.
Raigad Police: Actor Shabana Azmi&her driver got injured in accident near Kahalpur on Mumbai-Pune Expressway. Javed Akhtar was also present in the car, but he is safe. Their vehicle was hit by a truck while they were travelling from Pune to Mumbai. Injured shifted to MGM Hospital https://t.co/bezuNWvUTa pic.twitter.com/8YWtZoEUSF
— ANI (@ANI) January 18, 2020
Azmi, 69, was rushed to Mahatma Gandhi Mission Hospital, Panvel.