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Two dead, one hurt as car collides with truck near sharp curve on old Mumbai-Pune highway

Mumbai city news: The driver of the car tried to overtake another vehicle when it crashed into a truck coming from the opposite direction

mumbai Updated: May 22, 2017 16:29 IST
Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan
Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan
Hindustan Times
Mumbai city news,Mumbai-Pune highway,highway accident
Two people succumbed to severe head injuries.(HT File Photo)

Two unidentified people died and one suffered injuries after the car they were travelling in rammed into a truck on the old Mumbai-Pune highway near Lonavala.

Police said the car was travelling from Pune to Lonavala. As it was crossing a sharp curve near Lonavala around 6.30 am, the driver tried to overtake another vehicle.

“The car collided with a tuck coming from the opposite direction,” said an officer from the Lonavala city police station. “Two people suffered severe head injuries. They were rushed to a nearby hospital, where they died,” he said.

The injured person was admitted to Lokmanya Hospital in Pune.

First Published: May 22, 2017 16:28 IST