Updated: February 2, 2022 9:24:38 am
Mumbai News: On Sunday, Mumbai recorded 1,160 new Covid-19 infections and an overall recovery rate of 97 per cent. Total active cases tally is at 10,796; with 10,15,451 recovery cases.
Five people were killed on Sunday in a collision between a car and a container truck on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. According to the police, the incident took place at 7:30 am on Sunday, after the car crossed to the opposite corridor on Pune-Mumbai Expressway and rammed into a container truck at Shilatne Phata near Lonavala.
Inspector Praveen More, Lonavala Rural Police station said, “There were five passengers in the car. At Shilatne Phata, the car went out of control of the driver, possibly due to high speed and collided with a container truck moving towards Mumbai. All five have received fatal injuries. We are ascertaining the identities of all the five persons. Three of them are relatives and are from Mumbai. Their family members are being contacted. A probe has been launched into the cause of the accident.”
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