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Concrete mixer falls off truck in Mumbai, crushes car, autorickshaw, kills 2

The truck driver, Rajesh Amrit Mochi,32, lost control of the vehicle and crashed into an auto rickshaw and a car

mumbai Updated: May 18, 2017 15:07 IST
Arvind Walmiki
The mangled remains of the autorickshaw.
The mangled remains of the autorickshaw.(Rishikesh Choudhary)

Two people died and six others sustained injuries after a concrete mixer truck crashed into an auto rickshaw and a parked car at Ambernath on Wednesday.

According to the police, the truck driver, Rajesh Amrit Mochi,32, lost control of the truck and crashed into an auto rickshaw and a car. The concrete mixer fell on the two vehicles and two passers-by, injuring them. A case has been filed against Mochi, who is in hospital.

The deceased were identified as auto rickshaw driver Sameer Abdul Shaikh,30, a resident of Ambernath and Faghu Ramchandra Chavan,24, who was in the truck. Both bodies were initially taken to the Ambernath civil hospital for a post-morterm.

The six people who sustained multiple injuries were Mochi, Sanjay Gangaram Kedari, 42, Nathuram Dhulichand Dhohare,65, Naved Naal Mohammed Shaikh,25, Hira Kaswan,30, and Anurag Mishra.They were taken to a private hospital by local residents. Three of them were in the auto rickshaw.

D Godbole, senior police inspector, Shivaji Nagar police station said, “A case has been registered under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Motor Vehicle Act 184. We are yet to take the statements of the injured.”

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