SUV collides with tempo on Pune-Mumbai highway, five dead

Published: Feb 04, 2018, 10:30 IST | PTI | Pune

Five people, including four women, were killed and three others were injured after their sport utility vehicle collided with a tempo between Khandala and Lonavala on the old Pune Mumbai highway on Saturday

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Five people, including four women, were killed and three others were injured after their sport utility vehicle collided with a tempo between Khandala and Lonavala on the old Pune Mumbai highway on Saturday.

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Lonavala police said that the accident took place at around 9 pm when an SUV, which was heading towards Khandala, collided with an approaching tempo. "Five people, including four women, died on the spot and three people were injured," said a police officer.

The officer said that all five occupants of the SUV were employees of a hotel in Lonavala and were returning to their homes after the end of their hotel shifts.

"The injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital. Investigations into the cause of the accident is underway," he said.

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