An unidentified person was charred to death in an accident on the Mumbai-Pune expressway after his Santro caught fire on Monday. The police said the accident occurred near Kon village, around 32km from Mumbai.
Vijay Patil, deputy commissioner of police (Traffic) said, “The car was travelling from Mumbai. It hit the divider on the expressway, overturned because of the impact and ended up on the wrong side of the road. After this the car burst into flames.”
“A short circuit in the car seems to have caused the fire,” Patil added.