A car registered under actor Silambarasan has run over a 70-year-old man who was crawling on the road amid hectic traffic on 18 March. It is reported that the deceased was a pavement dweller identified as Munusamy who was crawling due to a leg injury. Simbu's dad, T Rajendar, was travelling in the car during the unfortunate incident.

The driver has been arrested for further investigation and he confessed to noticing the man on the ground as his view was blocked by another vehicle on the opposite side of the road. Meanwhile, Simbu's dad actor T Rajendran immediately called an ambulance and rushed the victim to the hospital where he succumbed due to the injuries.

The driver has been arrested and remanded in judicial custody for negligence. Meanwhile, police have checked the CCTV footages and ruled out any foul play in the incident. It was reported that actor T Rajendar was traveling with his grandson to hospital when the incident took place.