Two individuals had been killed and one was injured in two separate street accidents in Maharashtra’s Thane district, in wee hours of Wednesday, officers mentioned.
A automobile hit an electrical pole after its driver misplaced management over the wheels in Manpada space of Ghodbunder Highway in Thane metropolis at round 3.45 am on Wednesday, native civic physique’s Regional Catastrophe Administration Cell (RDMC) chief Avinash Sawant mentioned.
Maharashtra Police, RDMC workforce, and hearth personnel rushed to the spot after being alerted and pulled out the 2 occupants out of the car and took them to a hospital. Upon reaching the hospital, one individual, recognized as Padam Mengani (25), a resident of Mulund in neighbouring Mumbai, was declared introduced lifeless, reported PTI. The opposite individual was admitted to the hospital for therapy, the official mentioned.
In one other accident, a pedestrian, Afsar Sheikh, was killed after being knocked down by a rushing automobile in Ulhasnagar township at round 1 am on Tuesday, an official from central police station in Ulhasnagar mentioned.
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He added that the automobile then hit a tree and the occupants, who had been intoxicated, tried to run away. Nevertheless, some individuals chased and caught maintain of the driving force and turned him over to the police.
The sufferer’s physique was despatched to a authorities hospital for a autopsy.
In response to the official, the police have filed a criticism towards the person who was arrested beneath provisions of the Indian Penal Code and the Motor Autos Act.
Earlier this month, 4 individuals died and 15 had been injured after a bus rammed right into a truck on the Pune-Solapur freeway close to Yavat village within the Pune district of Maharashtra. The incident occurred at 5 am on February 5 and the injured had been reported to be out of hazard, reported ANI.
(With inputs from PTI)