A man and a woman were killed after a tanker hit them in Maharashtra's Thane district on Sunday, police said.
The accident took place around 1 am on Mumbai-Nashik highway near Cherpoli village in Sahapur taluka, they said.
The two victims were walking on a road when the tanker coming from the opposite direction rammed into a road divider, jumped on to the opposite lane and hit them, an official from Sahapur police station said.
He did not reveal what the tanker was carrying.
The duo suffered severe injuries and died on the spot. They were identified as Vikrant Vare (26) and Pooja Hirwe (29), both residents of a housing complex in the area, the official said.
The bodies were sent to a government hospital in Sahapur for postmortem.
The police later arrested the tanker's driver and cleaner, the official said, adding that a case was registered against them under provisions of the Indian Penal Code and the Motor Vehicles Act.