A man was killed while four others were injured when a car carrying two of the victims collided with an escort vehicle in the convoy of Maharashtra minister Ram Shinde on Saturday, police said.
The incident occurred this evening near Takalabhana village in Shrirampur tehsil, when the state minister for home affairs was on his way from Kopargaon city to Nevasa, superintendent of police (SP) Saurabh Tripathi said.
Two of the victims were travelling in a car, which rammed into the minister’s escort vehicle carrying police personnel, killing one of the car occupants while injuring the other, the SP said.
Three policemen were also injured in the mishap, he said, adding that the injured were admitted to a hospital in Shrirampur by the minister.
The victims are yet to be identified, police said, adding investigation is on.