Thane: In a shocking accident one 25-year-old was killed and a 22-year-old was seriously injured when the speeding car in which they were travelling rammed into the electricity pole of Mahavitran at Chitalsar on Ghodbunder road in Thane. The incident took place on Wednesday, March 1 at around 3:45 am.
Avinash Sawant, regional disaster management cell (RDMC) chief, Thane said, " We received the information at the disaster management cell room at around 3:45 am on March 1 regarding Hyundai I20 car driven by Padam Meghani opposite Goodwill Chemical industries at Chitalsar on Ghodbunder road lost the control and hit an electricity pole of Mahavitran."
Sawant further added, " Soon after receiving the information our disaster management team along with Kapurbawdi police personnel, fire brigade personnel and with one ambulance, one fire vehicle reached the spot. One person was stuck in the car and the said person was taken out by the disaster management and the fire brigade personnel. He was handed over to the Kapurbawdi police personnel."
The Kapurbawdi police personnel admitted both accident victims to the nearby private hospital for treatment. The driver of the car was declared dead by the doctors before admission and the other is seriously injured and being treated.
The deceased driver has been identified as Padam Meghani (25) a resident of Mulund and the seriously injured person has been identified as Soumitra Dhara (22) a resident of Wagle Estate in Thane is undergoing treatment at Titan Hospital in Thane.
Kapurbawdi police station senior police inspector Uttam Sonawane said, " The accident took place due to the speeding of the car. We have registered the accidental death report (ADR) in the case and further investigation is underway."
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