Major accident took place on the Mumbai Poona Expressway killing 17 people and leaving several seriously injured. According to the sources, three vehicles met with an accident on Poona Mumbai Expressway in the wee hours of Sunday. Several women men and an infant child were killed in this ghastly accident. Read the complete report here.
According to the information available from the reliable sources, a major accident took place on the Mumbai Poona Expressway on Sunday early morning killing 17 people and leaving 33 seriously injured. This accident took place near Shedung on the Mumbai-Poona Expressway.
According to the sources, a speeding luxury bus dashed against the two cars parked on the roadside and skid off the road resulted in falling in the 15 feet ditch. The impact was so hard that one of the cars got completely crushed and another was thrown in the ditch 40 feet away from the accident spot.
Reportedly 10 women and 6 men including one infant got killed in this ghastly accident. The accident left 33 seriously injured. According to the reports, the luxury bus was traveling from Satara to Mumbai first dashed against two ongoing cars, Maruti Swift and Innova parked on the roadside.
According to Expressway control room attendant said, ”The accident took place around 5.45 am after a Swift desire car’s wheel got a puncture. Since they did not have tools to repair it, they decided to take help from the Innova car coming from behind. Both the car halted and after a while, the wheel was repaired. The cars resumed their journey back to Mumbai when suddenly a luxury bus dashed against the two cars and dragged it for some 9 kilometers before landing into a quarry.” He added, ”Our team along with local residents and police has rushed to the spot and has taken the passengers to the hospital. In one of the hospitals, there was no additional bed so we rushed some injured to another hospital. ” Among the victims are seven women and one child. Four of the injured victims were rushed to hospitals in Panvel.