Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s estranged wife, Jashodaben, survived a fatal crash on Wednesday on a national highway, police confirmed to the BBC.
One of her relatives died when their vehicle collided with a truck in the western state of Rajasthan.
Ms Jashodaben, her bodyguard and the driver suffered minor injuries. Seven people were travelling in the SUV.
Police told the BBC that they have launched an inquiry to find out what caused the accident.
Ms Jashodaben, who does not live with Mr Modi, married him in 1967 when he was 17 years old.