Mumbai: Mother and her 3 children crushed to death by speeding truck

Updated: Nov 20, 2017, 15:53 IST | PTI

A 38-year-old woman and her three minor children were killed while her another child was injured when a speeding truck hit them on the Mumbai-Nagpur highway here this morning

A 38-year-old woman and her three minor children were killed while her another child was injured when a speeding truck hit them on the Mumbai-Nagpur highway here this morning, police said. The victims, belonging to a tribal community, were walking on the road towards Chikhali village when the truck hit them at around 9 am, an official at the Muktainagar police station here said.

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The deceased were identified as Nimmibai Godhan Pawar, and her daughter Alkos Godhan Pawar (8), and sons Udadiya Godhan Pawar (6) and Amarsing Godhan Pawar (1), he said. Another 12-year-old son of Nimmibai Pawar was injured in the mishap and taken to a hospital, the official said. The truck driver, who tried to run away after the accident, was nabbed by the police, he said, adding that a case was registered in connection with the accident.


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