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32-year-old man dies in accident on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

Mumbai city news: According to the police, the trailer was loaded with a cargo and was going towards Pune from Mumbai

mumbai Updated: Jul 17, 2017 09:42 IST
Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan

A 32-year-old man died after his trailer hit another vehicle on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway on Friday.

According to the police, the trailer was loaded with a cargo and was going towards Pune from Mumbai.

As it was crossing the Khalapur area, it hit another vehicle which was moving ahead of it.

“The trailer driver, Sambhaji Barkar, suffered severe injuries to his head. A few local residents rushed him to a nearby hospital, but he was declared brought dead,” said a police officer from Khalapur police station.

“The other vehicle did not stop after the accident. We are now trying to identify the vehicle and its driver. Prima facie, it seems it was a heavy vehicle and got partially damaged in the accident,” he said.

The police suspect the victim was sleeping at the wheel.

“We have sent to his body to a government hospital for post-mortem,” the officer said.