Mumbai: To add to the traffic woes on Mumbai-Pune Expressway, a major accident took place on the highway on Saturday at around 12 noon. The accident has resulted in a major car pile-up, and as per the reports in the media as many as 9 people were injured.
As per the reports a speeding truck came to a stand still all of a sudden, which created the disturbance, which resulted in 6 other speeding cars ramming into each other. The traffic on the Expressway has come to a standstill.
Maharashtra: Traffic came to a standstill for half-an-hour on Mumbai-Pune Expressway after 6 vehicles rammed into each other near Khalapur Toll Naka. 1 person, who got injured, was taken to hospital. Movement of vehicles now resumed. pic.twitter.com/bkwvLfec4V
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Two people have been critically injured, while seven others have suffered minor injuries. The accident seems to have happened on the highway, 15 km away from Lonavala.
The injured have been rushed to the hospital in Panvel.
Further details are awaited.