Mumbai woman heading to her brother’s home on Raksha Bandhan run over by bus, dies
The accident took place at Belpada bus stop near Kharghar railway station at 12.50pm. The police arrested the driver. He has been booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Motor Vehicle Act.mumbai Updated: Aug 08, 2017 09:03 IST
A 42-year-old woman from Kopar Khairane was run over by an NMMT bus on Sion-Panvel highway on Monday.
The accident took place at Belpada bus stop near Kharghar railway station at 12.50pm. The police arrested the driver. He has been booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Motor Vehicle Act.
Kamal Shinde was going to her brother’s place to celebrate raksha bandhan on a bike. Her 52-year-old landlord was riding it. He suffered injuries.
According to the police, Shinde stayed at a rented house with her family. Her husband was at work, so Dilip Goel, her landlord, with whom the family had good relations, volunteered to take her to her brother’s place at Kamothe.
“As they were crossing Belpada, the bus, which was also moving in the same direction, hit them from behind. Both fell down on the road. The bus ran her over,” said Dilip Kale, senior police inspector of Kharghar police station.
Local residents took them to a hospital, where Shinde succumbed to her injuries. Goel is out danger.
The bus that hit them was going to Kalyan from CBD Belapur depot and was carrying some passengers.
Kale said, “The road was not in bad condition. Onlookers said that the driver was speeding and lost control. The impact of the accident was such that the bus went up to the pavement after the accident.”
First Published: Aug 08, 2017 09:02 IST