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Three dead, six hurt after car crashes into tree on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

The driver tried let another car overtake him as the driver was honking repeatedly. However, he lost control

mumbai Updated: May 08, 2017 08:17 IST
Police said the victims are all Kandivli residents.
Police said the victims are all Kandivli residents.(Photo for representation)

Three people, including a nine-year-old girl, died after their car hit a tree on the Mumbai Pune Expressway early on Wednesday. Six others suffered injuries and were admitted to a local hospital.

Police said the victims are all Kandivli residents. They were returning from Pune in a Maruti Suzuki van. As they crossed Pansil village near Rasayani around 5.30 am, the driver lost control of the car and crashed into a tree.

“It appears that the driver tried let another car overtake him as the driver was honking repeatedly. However, he lost control,” said an officer from Rasayani police station.

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