PUNE : Eight people travelling to Pune from Mumbai met with an accident when their car hit the railings of Pune-Mumbai expressway near the Kamshet tunnel at 3pm on Wednesday.
According to the report, after the car’s front tyre burst, the driver lost control over the vehicle and the vehicle hit the railing, killing two of the eight on the spot. Six of the them were injured and rushed to a private hospital near to Somatne phata. Two of the injured died while taking treatment. The police suspect summer heat and other factors played a role in the accident. The group of eight people was travelling to pune for the marriage ceremony of one of their close friends.
Local Police station officials, the highway safety patrol, Pune, and the expressway authorities rushed to the spot after the accident.The car was severely damaged. Its wreckage was removed from the expressway lane to prevent a traffic pile-up.