3 killed, 2 hurt in mishap while returning from Maratha morcha

By: | Published: August 10, 2017 5:44 PM

Three men, who were returning after participating in the Maratha Kranti Morcha in Mumbai, were today killed and two others injured where a truck collided with their car at Yeola tehsil in Nashik district, a police official said today.

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Three men, who were returning after participating in the Maratha Kranti Morcha in Mumbai, were today killed and two others injured where a truck collided with their car at Yeola tehsil in Nashik district, a police official said today. The car was initially hit by another vehicle on the rear side. As a result, the car driver lost control over the wheels and the vehicle swerved into an adjoining lane, he said. At the same time, a truck, which was going towards Nashik from Vaijapur, collided with the car on Yeola-Vaijapur road at Khamgaon Shivar at around 7 am, the official said.

The police rushed to the spot after a passerby alerted them about the mishap, he said. The police then took the five car passengers to a nearby hospital where three of them were declared dead before admission, the official said. The two other injured passengers were admitted in a hospital in Nashik, he said. The police have apprehended the truck driver, he said, adding that a probe is on into the mishap.

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