Mumbai: One crushed to death as container rams vehicles on Sion-Panvel highway

Updated: 20 December, 2018 21:22 IST | Vinod Kumar Menon | Mumbai

Container heading towards Mumbai loses control and jumps the road divider and hits three-four vehicles on the other side. The container driver abandons the vehicle and escapes; traffic disrupted during rescue operations

A major accident occurred on the Sion-Panvel Road towards flyover connecting Nerul LP towards Panvel district on Thursday.

A container heading towards Mumbai lost control and jumped the road divider hitting three-four vehicles including a motorcycle causing grievous injuries including the demise of a Wagon R driver. Onlookers who were at the spot found that the container driver had abandoned the vehicle and managed to escape while the passenger in an OMNI car and two-wheelers and a white Wagon R which came under the blow of the container got severely damaged causing the death of one of the passengers and injuring others severely.  

Accident on Sion Panvel

Vehicular movement on the bridge was suspended immediately as traffic police were in the midst of rescue operation.

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First Published: 20 December, 2018 21:00 IST



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