In one of the deadliest accident that took place in the Old Goa on Monday afternoon, five people died on the spot and three were critically injured. According to the sources, the incident of an accident has got recorded on the CCTV camera installed on the Malik Petrol Pump situated on the old Goa Panaji highway which shows the absolute mistake of the Car driver, said the sources.
According to the sources, the Maharashtra registered Maruti SX4 car bearing the number MH-04-ET-3842 hit the two pedestrians standing on the roadside after the driver of the car lost control over steering wheels killing them instantly and later on the rammed into truck bearing registration number DN-09-J-9100 coming from the opposite direction. The sources said that there were six people including one 4-year-old child traveling in the car when the accident took place. The impact was so severe that people flung on the road and died on the spot.
The entire accident was recorded on the CCTV camera (CCTV Footage Included) of the Malik Petrol pump situated on the opposite side of the Old Goa Panaji highway. According to the old Goa police, the Maharashtra registered vehicle was proceeding towards Panaji from Ponda while the Truck was heading towards the Ponda from Panaji when the accident took place. “There were six people in the car when the driver of the car lost control over the vehicle and dashed two pedestrians killing them on the spot before ramming into the upcoming truck,” said the police officer.
Based on the information provided by the Old Goa police, the private car having the Maharashtra registration number plate went out of control and killed two pedestrians before ramming into the truck coming from the opposite direction at Corlim in Old Goa. The sources have also said that the condition of three people is very critical and they have been admitted into the GMC (Goa Medical College) at Bambolim for the treatment.
Meanwhile one of the local residents told the new channel InGoa that this accident took place due to the absence of speed breaker on the road at Corlim in Old Goa. “I appeal to the government of Goa to look into the matter and put a speed breaker here,” he said adding that “This serious accident took place here and two people from our village have died on the spot due to hit by the car. I was at home when the accident took place. I heard the sound of a bang and came out to see what happened and to my shock, there was a serious accident occurred just opposite the Malik petrol pump.”
According to the sources, the accident took place right on the time when the Goa government was celebrating the traffic safety week in the state. The department of transport spends crores of rupees to celebrate the Traffic Safety Week but looking at the number of accidents taking place in the state it looks to be a complete failure of the initiative, said the sources.
This is the most deadly accident that took place in the whole year in which one complete family has got killed. All the people in the car belonged to Mumbai while the two pedestrians who died are the local residents of Old Goa, said the sources.
THE NAMES OF THE DECEASED WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN AN ACCIDENT ARE
MRS. IDA QUEROZ (55YEAR) OLD GOA
MR. LUIS MENEZES (48 YEAR) OLD GOA
MRS. NATALIE PEREIRA (55 YEAR) MUMBAI
MRS. VRUSHALI BHOIR (35 YEAR) MUMBAI
MISS. MANASHREE BHOIR (04 YEARS) MUMBAI
THE NAMES OF THE INJURED PEOPLE IN THE ACCIDENT ARE
MR. SHANAL PEREIRA (38 YEAR) MUMBAI
MASTER SHANON PEREIRA (02 YEAR) MUMBAI
MRS. RUPA PEREIRA (35 YEAR) MUMBAI
MISS. SAVIA PEREIRA (17 YEAR) MUMBAI
MR. SAURABH BHOIR (38 YEAR) MUMBAI
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