Mumbai: Horrific accident on Mumbai-Pune Expressway holds up traffic for hours

Jul 14, 2017, 14:00 IST | Chaitraly Deshmukh

Mumbai Pune expressway accident
The car after accident

Driving too fast on the Pune Mumbai Expressway cost a Mumbai resident dearly. While the occupants of the car got away with minor injuries, the car was totaled.

The incident took place on Pune Mumbai Expressway around 6 pm near Mazgoan under Khalapur police station jurisdiction. A case of an accident has been reported at Khalapur police station.

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According to the Khalapur police, "The Honda ford car bearing number MH-02-AT-6363 was speeding on the Pune lane and heading to Mumbai on Thursday around 6 pm.  We believe the driver was in a race with another driver, this added to the incessant rains led to the car ramming into the road dividers skidding for 10 feet.  The car had two women and one man  onboard. They suffered a few injuries."

He added, "Ambulance was sent by IRB but the owners of the car chose  to travel in a car in which their relatives were seated. The car was owned by Jayprakash Dhamecha, a resident of Khandiwali West. We towed the damaged car and cleared traffic on the road."

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