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21-year-old woman biker, boy die in separate road accidents in Bhiwandi

Mumbai city news: The first accident took place when three women, who work as telecallers in a private company, were going to their office in Thane on Wednesday. A nine-year-old boy died and two children were injured after tempo driver hit them from behind while they were walking on the road in Bhiwandi on Thursday.

mumbai Updated: Jul 17, 2017 09:42 IST
Arvind Walmiki
The truck driver Abdul Shaikh, 55, a resident of Nashik, has been arrested under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Motor Vehicles Act
The truck driver Abdul Shaikh, 55, a resident of Nashik, has been arrested under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Motor Vehicles Act (Representational photo)

A 21-year-old woman and a nine-year-old boy died in two separate accidents in Bhiwandi in the past 24 hours.

The first accident took place when three women, who work as telecallers in a private company, were going to their office in Thane on Wednesday.

Rashmi Rohra, 21, was riding the two-wheeler and Taruna Duseja, 23, and Soni Bhatiya, 18, were sitting pillion.

“When they reached near Nashik-Mumbai highway, a car ahead of them braked suddenly. Rohra turned left to avoid ramming into the car. But seeing a pothole, she applied the brake. A truck coming from behind hit them. All three fell. Rohra was run over,” said S Jadhav, senior police inspector from Narpoli police station.

All three were taken to a hospital but Rohra was declared dead. The other two have been admitted to Siraj Hospital.

The truck driver Abdul Shaikh, 55, a resident of Nashik, has been arrested under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Motor Vehicles Act

A nine-year-old boy died and two children were injured after tempo driver hit them from behind while they were walking on the road in Bhiwandi on Thursday.

Arman Mushtak Shaikh, Sara Asfak Shaikh, Anajala Asif Shaikh — all nine years old — were going to a madrassa when the accident took place. The three were walking near Khadipar, Ekta Chowk in Bhiwandi, when the tempo hit them. Arman, who was grievously injured, died. The driver fled the spot.

The driver, Mhendi Hassan Noor, who is in his 20s, was going to deliver water cans.

“Arman succumbed to his injuries. The other two children are in hospital and are out of danger. We are soon arrest the accused. Noor has been booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code,” said a police officer from Nizampura police station.