1 killed as tempo hits motorcycle

A pregnant women had been killed near the same spot three days ago.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published:May 12, 2014 3:16 am

A motorcyclist was killed after being knocked down by a speeding tempo at Marve Road in Malad late on Saturday.

Malwani police said Aysen Vicky Avit Martis, 32, a resident of Mira Road, was travelling from Aksa to his house. A speeding tempo travelling in the opposite direction collided with his bike, causing Martis to fall on the divider.  People took Martis to a hospital but he was declared brought dead.

The tempo driver Ramji Yadav (52) was nabbed by eyewitnesses. Police have booked Yadav, a resident of Kandivali, for  causing death by negligence.

“Yadav was speeding,” said A Shaikh, senior police inspector of the Malwani police station. The police have seized the tempo. “We have written to the BMC to install a signal on the road,” said Shaikh. This is the third accident on the same road. Residents  have been requesting the BMC to install a signal at this spot. A pregnant women had been killed near the same spot three days ago.

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