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Driver loses control on Pune-Mumbai highway hurting 7 while another injured in a hit-and-run case

While the tempo traveller lost control after it’s steering wheel jammed, the other was a hit-and-run case wherein the driver of a trailer truck was injured.

pune Updated: Oct 30, 2017 23:19 IST
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The tempo traveller driver lost control after it’s steering wheel got jammed leading to an accident, where seven members of a family got injured.
The tempo traveller driver lost control after it’s steering wheel got jammed leading to an accident, where seven members of a family got injured.(HT PHOTO)

Eight people were injured in two separate accidents along the Pune-Mumbai highway on Monday. While a tempo traveller lost control after it’s steering wheel jammed, the other was a hit-and-run case wherein the driver of a trailer truck was injured.

Seven members of a family were injured in the tempo traveller. The identity of the truck driver remained unconfirmed till Monday evening. The tempo traveller met with an accident in the area under the jurisdiction of Talegaon Dabhade, according to the expressway control room.

After the accident occurred, eight people were shifted to a private hospital in Lonavala but the Lonavala rural police failed to record accident details of the injured persons. The truck accident happened in the Lonavala rural police station jurisdiction, according to the expressway control room.

The tempo traveller carrying the family was driven by a family member identified as Gyanrao Lakshman, according to the station officer of Talegaon Dabhade police station.

They were residents of Mumbai and were travelling back to Mumbai from Pune when the accident happened. Senior citizens as well as children were travelling in it, according to the police.“They all received minor injuries. They were taken to Sparsh Hospital for treatment. No one sustained any major injury,” the Talegaon Dabhade station officer said.