Mumbai: 3 dead in major accident at Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road

Apr 12, 2013, 18:59 IST | A correspondent

An out-of-control dumper was involved in an accident leading to a major vehicular pile-up on Mumbai's Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road, leaving at least three people dead and several others injured.

According to initial reports, the dumper’s brakes were believed to have failed.

Three people were reportedly killed in the accident while several other were injured. The accident took place near Durga Nagar on the Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road.

JVLR accident
A dumper truck crashed into a car and it led to a pile-up of 3 other cars and 5 auto-rickshaws at Mumbai's JVLR Road on Friday. Pic/Kiran Bhalerao

The injured have been rushed to Holy Spirit hospital.

Pics: Major pile-up at JVLR

Traffic on both sides of the road in Jogeshwari east was affected following the accident.

More details are awaited.

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