Barmare took a right turn on to Linking Road at high speed and hit an auto, which Manda-kini Mode, 45, was getting into. The car then crashed into three other vehicles, including a BMW, before knocking down a biker. Auto driver Chandrakant Tupe, 45, and Mahesh Ajwani, 45, a diamond trader who was riding the bike, were declared dead at Bhabha hospital.
Preliminary reports suggest Barmare was not drinking and driving. The driver was arrested for culpable homicide not amounting to murder and remanded in police custody for five days.