Union minister Babul Supriyo was today injured when the motorcycle he was driving hit a SUV near southwest Delhi's Subroto Park area.

The incident took place around 9.10 PM when he was on his way to the IGI airport to receive his daughter. His car was tailing the cruiser motorbike which he was riding.

Babul Supriyo | Source: PTI

He suddenly lost control over the two-wheeler and hit the rear side of the SUV, a senior police official said. The Minister of State for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation suffered injuries in his elbow and his security officials, who were following him in the car, rushed him to AIIMS Trauma Centre where his condition was stated to be stable.

Supriyo was wearing his helmet, for which he did not receive injuries on his head. No complaint has been received in connection with the incident. The condition of the minister is stable, DCP (Southwest) Surender Kumar said.