October 6, 2020 11:39:38 pm
In an accident that concerned over a dozen automobiles throughout peak site visitors hours, one particular person died and at the very least eight individuals had been injured after a heavily-loaded truck rammed six four-wheelers and eight two-wheelers on Katraj-Dehu Street bypass on Tuesday morning.
The accident passed off subsequent to the premises of a college, close to Navale Bridge, round 10.30 am. One biker, recognized as Shubham Supekar (24), was killed on the spot whereas eight folks from the opposite automobiles had been injured. No less than 5 of them are reportedly in severe situation, mentioned police officers.
“As per our preliminary data, the driving force misplaced management of the heavily-loaded car, probably due to a tyre burst. It hit at the very least six four-wheelers and eight two-wheelers from the rear as the driving force failed to regulate it. One particular person was killed on the spot and at the very least eight extra sustained accidents. Our groups from native police stations rushed to the spot…,” mentioned Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Sarjerao Babar of Swargate Division of Pune Metropolis Police.
The injured had been taken to close by hospitals by native residents and passers-by.
“The truck was loaded with rice baggage and was coming from Andhra Pradesh. It was headed for Mumbai to ship the products. The motive force of the truck fled from the accident spot. Now we have contacted the proprietor of the trucking firm and launched a seek for the driving force. 5 of the injured have severe accidents and they’re being handled in close by hospitals,” mentioned Senior Inspector Vasant Kunvar of Bharti Vidyapeeth police station.
Officers mentioned the accident led to heavy site visitors congestion on the busy street and groups from Site visitors Management department had been deployed to streamline the car circulation. “As a result of it was peak site visitors time, there was a site visitors jam after the accident. The broken automobiles had been taken off the street with the assistance of a crane and after that, the site visitors circulation resumed,” mentioned an official.
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