Mumbai-Pune Expressway: 5 Friends Died after tempo hits their broken-down van: Well, reports are coming that five of a group of eight friends from Mumbai were traveling to Pune for a wedding when a tempo crashed into them on Mumbai-Pune Expressway near Panval. Overall, the whole accident was so brutal and it killed 5 out of 8. Sources are saying that the accident took place while they were trying to push out they broke down van out of the way. Overall, the reports are coming that all the deceased are residents of Mankhurd.
As per the reports, the accident occurred around 5 am near Adai village. Also, the Police reports are saying that “The friends were traveling from Mankhurd to Pune for a wedding. Their Omni van broke down a few kilometers ahead of Kalamboli, on the Expressway. They were pushing the vehicle to take it to a garage. As they got near Adai, a speeding tempo came from behind and crashed into the Omni.”
Some local reports are suggesting that three of them have died on the spot and two other passed away while they were rushing towards MGM hospital in Kamothe. Also, the reports are coming that the deceased have been identified as Santosh Prajapati, 40, Rashid Khan, 24, Juman Shaikh, 45, Dinesh Jaiswal, 30, and Ayodhya Yadav, 26. Well, only one of the injured, Ramchandra Yadav, has been admitted to MGM hospital.
You can call it luck but two others who were walking ahead of the Van are safe and these two guys are Sanjay Rajbhar, 28, and Mundrika Jaiswal, 36 and they finally escaped unhurt which is good news. The tempo driver fled from the spot after the accident. Even, though the police are trying to investigate the case so far.