Nashik: Five-Year-Old Girl Crushed to Death by Civic Bus in City

Nashik: Five-Year-Old Girl Crushed to Death by Civic Bus in City

The minor's grandfather, who was accompanying her, received injuries in the accident, they said.

PTIUpdated: Thursday, July 11, 2024, 04:08 PM IST
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Nashik: Five-Year-Old Girl Crushed to Death by Civic Bus in City |

A five-year-old girl was crushed to death by a bus belonging to the local civic transport undertaking in Maharashtra's Nashik city on Wednesday afternoon, police said.

The minor's grandfather, who was accompanying her, received injuries in the accident, they said.

According to the police, the deceased was identified as Sanvi Sagar Gavai, a Class I student whose family resides in the Nashik Road area.

The girl's grandmother, Jijabai Gavai, runs a tea stall in the area and she used to come there while going to school and before coming home. Sanvi Gavai came to the tea stall as usual at around 1.30 pm, they said.

She was leaving for home with her grandfather when a Citilinc bus hit her, killing her on the spot, said the police.

Citilinc is the public transport bus service provided by Nashik Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Ltd.

After the accident, the bus driver fled the spot.

Local residents and workers staged a protest and demanded immediate arrest of the bus driver, who they claimed, was under the influence of alcohol when the accident took place.

80-year-old woman found murdered at home

An 80-year-old woman was found murdered at her home in Panchavati area of the city on Wednesday, police said.

The deceased was identified as Kusum Suresh Ekbote, resident of Radhanand Apartment, Gulmohar Colony, Mhasrul.

She had been living in a rented flat for the last three-four years, an official said.

On Wednesday morning, an unidentified person slit her throat with a sickle when her daughter had gone out for work, he said.

Mhasrul police are conducting further probe.

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