Mumbai: BMC dumper runs over senior citizen in Malad

The 70-year-old Malad resident died on the spot

Gangeben Veljibhai Jethwa, a 70-year-old resident of Malad, met with a fatal accident when she was on her way to visit a relative, a stone’s throw away from her house in Sunni Chawl.

Gangeben Jethwa
The Victim, Gangeben Jethwa

At 11 am yesterday, she was crossing the road outside the P-North BMC office, when a BMC dumper hit her. She lost her balance, fell to the ground and the dumper ran over her head.

A police officer from Malad police station said, “The driver, Vaman Matkar, 52, was arrested and his vehicle was detained. He has been booked under Sections 279 (Rash driving) and 304 (a) (Death by negligence) of the Indian Penal Code.

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