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Mumbai: 2 dead after speeding dumper hits 18 vehicles

HT Correspondent, Hindustantimes.com  Mumbai, April 12, 2013
First Published: 19:47 IST(12/4/2013) | Last Updated: 01:00 IST(13/4/2013)

The driver of a speeding dumper lost control of his vehicle and hit 18 other vehicles before running over and killing a woman and her son eating lunch on a footpath at Jogesh-wari-Vikhroli Link Road (JVLR) on Friday.

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Six others were injured in the accident.

The driver was traced a few hours later, police said. The MIDC police said the incident occurred around 1.30 pm, close to the Durga Nagar junction at JVLR.

The police said the dumper first hit a motorbike, four autos, a van and a taxi, after which it hit Chandrabhabha Jadhav, 50, and her son, Arun, 35.

It then went on to hit an Innova which hit a Swift Dzire ahead of it, leading to a trail of around nine damaged cars.

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