Two killed in Mumbai-Pune Expressway mishaps; traffic affected

Updated: 19 January, 2018 14:11 IST | Chaitraly Deshmukh | New Delhi

Two major accidents were reported on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway killing two people and seriously injuring one this morning

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Pune: Two major accidents were reported on the Mu­m­bai-Pune Expressway killi­ng two people and seriously injuring one on Friday morning. As a result, traffic on both sides was moving at snail's pace.

According to the expressway control officer, "Two separate accidents happ­ened around 8.30 am and 9 am, one on the Pune lane and the other on the Mumbai lane."

According to the Khalapur police, "In the first accident, a car was hit by an unidentified vehicle leaving one person dead. In the other accident that took place at the Khopoli exit, a container crashed into a car, leaving a woman dead and her husband in critical condition."

In the first accident the victim's identity is yet to be confirmed, while in second, the woman has been identified as Sajida Gulbargi, 60, while her husband has been identified as Abdul Gulbargi, 70.

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First Published: 19 January, 2018 14:07 IST

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