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Pune: Woman killed, husband injured as concrete mixer truck hits bike

🔴 Officials said that only Ramakant, who was riding the bike, wore a helmet at the time of the accident that occurred around 6.30 pm on Sunday.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
Updated: December 1, 2021 3:01:10 am
The police have arrested the 27-year-old truck driver and registered an FIR.

An elderly woman died and her husband was critically injured after the bike they were riding on was hit by a concrete mixer truck on Pune-Solapur Road. Police have arrested the driver of the truck.

The deceased woman has been identified as Manjiri Kaple (58) and her injured husband as Ramakant (60). The accident took place at 6.30 pm on Sunday.

An officer from Hadapsar police station said, “The couple was riding their bike on Solapur road. In front of the All India Radio office, their bike was hit by a concrete mixer truck. Both fell down due to the impact. While both of them sustained severe injuries, the wife’s injuries proved fatal.”

Couple dead in accident

Eknath Baban Naik (47) and his wife Sangeeta (42) were killed after the bike they were riding on was hit by an unidentified vehicle on Manchar-Ghodegaon Road in Pune district nearly 70 km from Pune city. The accident took place around 11.30 am on Sunday when the two were on their way to work. Officials said both husband and wife worked as labourers.

Officials said they were yet to identify the vehicle that hit Naik’s bike. ensan Shelar (27), was detained by the cops immediately after the accident.

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