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Woman, toddler daughter killed as truck rams bike

🔴 The accident took place around 11 pm on the Oberoi mall flyover on the western express highway in Malad (east).

By: Express News Service | Mumbai |
Updated: January 18, 2022 7:32:40 am
Mumbai accident, Mumbai latest news, toddler daughter killed, Malad news, Malad western express highway, indian expressA speeding mixer truck rammed their bike and all three fell on the road. (Representational)

A 25-year-old woman and her 16-month-old daughter were killed after a speeding heavy vehicle rammed their two-wheeler on a flyover on the western express highway in Malad (east) late on Saturday. The woman was riding pillion with her husband when the accident took place. The driver of the heavy vehicle has been arrested.

The accident took place around 11 pm on the Oberoi mall flyover on the western express highway in Malad (east). Abdul Shaikh, 26, a madrassa teacher and a resident of Valmiki Nagar in Vile Parle (east) was riding a bike with his wife Nilofer, 25, and daughter Zainab, 16 months, riding pillion.

A speeding mixer truck rammed their bike and all three fell on the road. Shaikh’s leg got stuck in the bike while his wife and daughter fell on the road and the heavy vehicle mowed them.

Both suffered grievous head injuries. Shaikh’s nephew and his mother were on a scooter behind them and rushed them to hospital in a private vehicle but they were declared dead at the hospital.

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The Shaikh family had gone to Kandivali for a family dinner arranged by Shaikh’s sister for his nephew who had come from Hyderabad. The family were returning home when the accident occurred.

The truck driver was nabbed by other motorists and handed over to the police. He is identified as Sudarshan Saroj, 51. He was booked under Section 304A of the IPC and produced before a magistrate and granted bail. However, drunk driving is not suspected, the police said.

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First published on: 18-01-2022 at 01:01:18 am

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