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Speeding container truck crashes into parked vehicle in Thane, driver killed

The incident took place around at 2am near Kharegaon toll naka in Kalwa.

mumbai Updated: May 26, 2018 15:51 IST
Priyanka Dhomse
Priyanka Dhomse
Hindustan Times
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The truck was going so fast that the crash completely damaged its cabin.”(Prafu lGangurde)

The driver of a container truck was killed after his vehicle crashed into a parked dumper at Kharegaon toll naka in Kalwa in the early hours of Saturday.

Kalwa is part of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, and is located around 26km from Mumbai city.

“The incident took place around at 2am. The driver of the container truck was speeding towards the toll naka when he lost control. The truck was going so fast that when it crashed into the parked dumper, the impact completely damaged its cabin,” said an official from Kalwa police station, requesting anonymity.

READ: 1 dead, 1 hurt after container truck crashes into vehicle on Thane’s Ghodbunder Road

The driver was seriously injured and officials who reached the spot found him unconscious. He was rushed to a hospital close by, but was declared dead on arrival. Police officials said they are trying to identify the driver as they have not been able to locate any of his documents or even a mobile phone.

The dumper was also damaged, but fortunately, there was nobody in it when the accident took place,” the official said.

The accident spot was cleared within an hour to prevent traffic jams, he added.

First Published: May 26, 2018 14:35 IST