Police constable killed in accident in Maharashtra

Updated: Jun 18, 2019, 19:01 IST | mid-day online desk

The accident took place at Devpur Phata on Sinnar-Shirdi road, about 35 km from here, police said.

Police constable killed in accident in Maharashtra
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A 35-year-old police constable was killed on the spot and two others were injured near Nashik in Maharashtra in a collision of two cars early on Tuesday morning. The accident occurred at Devpur Phata on Sinnar- Shirdi road, about 35 km from, police said. Constable Ravindra Sampat Jadhav, the deceased, was attached to Wavi police station. The accident took place when two cars, one heading from Mumbai to Shirdi and another heading for Nashik collided. Two persons who were injured were admitted to hospitals in Sinnar and Nashik.

In another incident, eight members of a family were killed during a car crash at the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. Police said that during the accident, an 11-year-old girl was also killed. According to the incident, the car they were travelling in rammed into a truck on the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura. Police Control Room (PCR) at around 8.20 a.m received a call about the accident. Following which a team was rushed to the spot.

"A Wagon R going from Noida to Agra lost control and rammed into a truck moving ahead of it. The car was so badly damaged that gas cutters had to be used to bring the occupants out. All of them were rushed to a nearby hospital where five persons were declared brought dead," a senior police officer said. Reportedly, one of the injured persons during the accident succumbed to his injuries at the hospital, while the two others were taken to a hospital in Agra. However, doctors reported that they breathed their last in the hospital.

With inputs from PTI

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