The Vakola police on Sunday arrested an autorickshaw driver for ramming into a dumper on the Western Express Highway in Santacruz. A passenger,Akbar Shaikh,40,died in the accident. The incident took place around 1:30 am on Saturday,when Shaikh was travelling in Mohammad Ansaris auto. Police said,Ansari was speeding across the Vakola flyover when he lost control and rammed into a dumper. Shaikh,a Malad resident was thrown out of the vehicle. Shaikh was declared brought dead at the hospital. Ansari has been booked under Sections 279 (rash and negligent driving) and 304-A (causing death by negligence) of the IPC.
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