Woman, minor son killed in road accident on Pune-Mumbai expressway
A woman and her minor son were killed in a road accident when a container hit their two-wheeler on Monday at around 5:30 pm near Shilatane Phata on the Pune-Mumbai expressway.
The victims were identified as Pushpa Pawan Sharma (26) and Yuvraj Pawan Sharma (3). Her husband, Pawan Ganpatilal Sharma has been seriously injured, said officials.
According to Lonavla rural police, the family was travelling to Pune from Lonavla on a two-wheeler when a container rammed into them, killing the mother and son on the spot. The husband was seriously injured and has a fractured leg.
Police confirmed that the family is from Rajasthan and were residing in Nigdi, Pimpri-Chinchwad.
Nilesh Mane, police inspector Lonavla rural police station said the police have arrested the container driver under Section 304 A and other relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code.
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