Eight girls had been injured when the tempo truck they had been travelling in hit the highway median on Katraj-Dehu Road bypass close to Navale Bridge on Sunday night, The car turned on its facet after the impression.
The accident happened round 8.30 pm on Sunday on the patch of the bypass between Navale Bridge and Katraj Chowk. A bunch of over 20 individuals, largely girls, all associated to one another and belonging to neighbouring villages in Mulshi taluka, had been on their method to Bibwewadi in Pune to attend a haldi ceremony of a member of the family’s marriage ceremony.
A police official from Bharti Vidyapeeth police station mentioned, “The tempo was going at a high speed and at a spot between Navale Bridge and Katraj Chowk, the driver lost control of the vehicle and rammed into the road median. Due to the high speed and impact, it turned on its side, causing serious injuries to eight women. Some other passengers have minor injuries. Those with serious injuries have head injuries and fractures. The FIR in the case was registered on Monday evening. We have booked the driver of the tempo, Ajit Shelke, who belongs to the same area as these families.”
Police have recognized the injured girls as Sindhu Nathu Jori (60), Manda Kisan Sathe (60), Surekha Dahubhate (35), Sakhubai Jori (58), Asha Mandhare (43), Shakuntala Hulawale (60), Baby Sanjay Dahibhate (45) and Suvarna Datta Dahibhate (45).
Over the final week of November final 12 months, two main accidents involving a number of autos had been reported on the Katraj-Dehu Road bypass of Mumbai-Bangalore freeway, wherein three individuals had been killed and eight individuals had been injured.