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Two dead, one hurt as car collides with truck near sharp curve on old Mumbai-Pune highway

Mumbai city news: The driver of the car tried to overtake another vehicle when it crashed into a truck coming from the opposite direction

mumbai Updated: May 22, 2017 16:29 IST
Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan
Two people succumbed to severe head injuries.
Two people succumbed to severe head injuries.(HT File Photo)

Two unidentified people died and one suffered injuries after the car they were travelling in rammed into a truck on the old Mumbai-Pune highway near Lonavala.

Police said the car was travelling from Pune to Lonavala. As it was crossing a sharp curve near Lonavala around 6.30 am, the driver tried to overtake another vehicle.

“The car collided with a tuck coming from the opposite direction,” said an officer from the Lonavala city police station. “Two people suffered severe head injuries. They were rushed to a nearby hospital, where they died,” he said.

The injured person was admitted to Lokmanya Hospital in Pune.