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Three dead after their bike grazes another, skids on Lonavala-Pune road

On Tuesday, the deceased had gone to Lonavala to find work at construction sites and were returning home late in the night at 10 pm when accident occurred.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
Updated: June 4, 2021 10:29:17 am
An FIR has been registered in the case.

Three men were killed on Tuesday night after their motorbike grazed another motorbike, skidded and hit a rock on the Lonavala-Pune Road. Two others, who were riding the other bike, also sustained injuries.

An FIR in this case was registered at Dehu Road police station on Wednesday. The deceased have been identified as Mahadu Kejagikar (29), Mangesh Kundgir (17) and Sunil Karre (22), all residents of Gangakhed taluka of Parbhani district in Marathwada. They were looking for employment as construction workers.

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An officer from Dehu Road police station said the deceased had moved to Pune from their village in Parbhani district a few months ago in search of work.

On Tuesday, they had gone to Lonavala to find work at construction sites and were returning home late in the night at 10 pm. Near Kiwale, their bike grazed another two-wheeler and both riders lost balance, police said. The bike with three persons skidded on the road for at least 15 feet and hit a rock on the roadside, police said. All three sustained severe injuries, police said. The two persons riding on the other bike sustained minor injuries, police said.

The three were rushed to a nearby private hospital in Dehu Road where they succumbed to their injuries, police said.

The two other injured persons have been identified as Irayya Swami and Shankarayya Swami.

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