Mumbai: Pillion rider dies after speeding tempo collides with bike in Goregaon

Updated: 18 December, 2019 10:54 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

The tempo crashed into the pit at the construction site and the two women were stuck underneath it.

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Two people, an auto driver and a pillion rider lost their lives in separate road accidents on Monday, according to a report in Hindustan Times.

A 40-year-old businesswoman named Nipa Shah was riding a two-wheeler with her friend, Manju Borat, riding pillion near MG Road, Link Road junction in Goregaon when a speeding tempo collided with their bike. The two women fell into a pit at a construction site. The tempo also crashed into the pit and the two women were stuck underneath it. While the by-standers pulled out Shah, Borat could not be rescued and was declared dead on admission by a nearby hospital. The tempo driver, 27, has been arrested.

In the second incident, a rickshaw driver, Rajendra Prasad Yadav, 45, was taking a U-turn on the road behind Inorbit Mall in Malad West when an SUV which was coming from the opposite side collided into his vehicle. He was rushed to a hospital where he surrendered during treatment. The driver of the SUV, Priya Sinha was arrested.

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First Published: 18 December, 2019 10:40 IST

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