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One dead, two injured in accident on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

Mumbai city news: The accident took place around 3am near Khopoli in Raigad district, 40 kilometers from Panvel city.

mumbai Updated: Jun 01, 2017 13:09 IST
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A 41-year-old man died while two others were injured after the car they were travelling in hit another vehicle on the Mumbai-Pune expressway on Thursday morning.

The accident took place around 3am near Khopoli in Raigad district, 40 kilometers from Panvel city.

According to the police, the car was coming towards Mumbai from Pune. As it was crossing the Khopoli area, it hit another vehicle moving in the same direction.

“Three persons who were in the car suffered severe injuries on their head and other parts of their bodies. They were rushed to a nearby hospital by locals. However, one of them died after sometime. He has been identified as Dana Sehgal, and was a native of Tamil Nadu,” said a police officer from Khopoli police station.

The injured are reportedly out of danger, and are under observation at the hospital.The deceased’s body has been sent to a government hospital for postmortem.

“The reason behind the accident has not been understood so far. We have not arrested anyone yet,” the officer said.