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BEST bus driver dies in Mumbai as tree branch falls on him

MUMBAI CITY NEWS: The mishap took place at Charkop bus station, when the driver was resting under a tree during his break

mumbai Updated: May 19, 2017 14:09 IST
Kailash Korde
Kailash Korde
Hindustan Times
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BEST spokesperson said the driver, Sumit Ankush Wagh, 39, was deputed at Gorai depot and worked on route number 245.(HT FILE)

A BEST bus driver died in Charkop in Mumbai on Friday, after a branch of a mango tree fell on him.

The mishap took place at Thakare Nagar bus station around 7.55am, when he was resting under a tree during his break.

BEST spokesperson said the driver, Sumit Ankush Wagh, 39, was deputed at Gorai depot and worked on route number 245.

He was rushed to a hospital in the vicinity, but he was declared dead on arrival.

“He was rushed to a private hospital, Saraswati Nursing Home,” said BEST spokesperson.

First Published: May 19, 2017 14:09 IST