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Maharashtra: Truck rams car, bike near new Katraj tunnel; rider killed

🔴 Ganesh Londhe (30) of Chakan has lodged the first information report in this case at the Bharati Vidyapeeth police station.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
Updated: January 28, 2022 8:00:04 am
Pune accident, Pune crash, Maharashtra news, Pune news, Katraj tunnel on the Mumbai-Bangalore highway, Indian express newsIn another accident, a truck collided with a motorcycle, causing the death of a 38-year-old, Ravindra Koli, on the Pune-Solapur highway on Tuesday evening.

A 25-year-old man died when a container truck rammed into a car and a motorcycle near the new Katraj tunnel on the Mumbai-Bangalore highway on Wednesday night. Police have identified the deceased as Akash Pangare (25), a resident of Bhor.

Ganesh Londhe (30) of Chakan has lodged the first information report in this case at the Bharati Vidyapeeth police station.

According to the FIR, Londhe had parked his car on the side of the road, about 500 metres away from the new Katraj tunnel in Jambhulwadi. Around 8 pm, a speeding container truck dashed the car from the rear end. Londhe sustained injuries on his neck, shoulder and head. The container truck went on to hit a pole and then a motorcycle at the spot. The motorcyclist, Akash Pangare, died in the incident. A case has been filed against the container truck driver who escaped from the spot after the incident.

In another road mishap, a truck collided with a motorcycle, causing the death of a 38-year-old, Ravindra Koli, on the flyover in Hadapsar on the Pune-Solapur highway on Tuesday evening.

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His relative Rahul Tate (28) lodged the FIR in this case at the Hadapsar police station. Police said Ravindra, a resident of Manjari Farm, and his sister Radhika were going to Tate’s house on a motorcycle.

A truck collided with the motorcycle around 6 pm. The impact was such that Ravindra died in the incident and Radhika sustained severe injuries. Police have arrested the truck driver Suresh Rayate (23) of Mundhwa on charges of negligent driving.

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