Mumbai: Speeding car jumps divider hits bus at Jogeshwari

Updated: Jan 20, 2020, 18:09 IST | Samiullah Khan | Mumbai

Three passengers were lucky enough to survive and escape with minor injuries, driver has been booked under various sections of the Motor Vehicle Act

Car accident in Jogeshwari
Car accident in Jogeshwari

A speeding Volkswagen car heading towards Andheri (south) on Tuesday night hit a bus after the driver lost control of the vehicle. According to police sources, the driver was speeding and lost control of the car which then collided with the nearby boundary wall erected for construction of Metro. Post which, the car then rammed a bus which was parked on the opposite service road near Shankarwadi bus stop in Jogeshwari. The incident took place around 1 am at Jogeshwari East, Western Express Highway.

Three passengers inside the car were lucky enough to survive the high speed crash and escape with few minor injuries. "The driver has been identified as Sarvesh Tawde(23) and has been booked by the Jogeshwari police under section 279, 336 and 427 of the Indian Penal Code and under various sections of the Motor Vehicle Act," said senior inspector Mahendra Nirlekar of Jogeshwari police station.

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