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Five killed in four accidents within two days in Pune

Among the four deceased is a five-year-old child who was crushed under a car at around 5pm on Thursday.  

pune Updated: Jun 17, 2018 16:34 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Pune
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Among the four deceased is a five-year-old child who was crushed under a car at around 5pm on Thursday.  (HT File Photo)

Five people were killed in four different accidents in the city within two days. Among the four deceased is a five-year-old child who was crushed under a car at around 5pm on Thursday.

The deceased child, identified as Sangharsh Sandeep More, was a resident of Jambegaon near Hinjewadi. A case against the driver Somnath Rakshe, a resident of Sangavade village in Pune, was registered under Sections 279, 304(a), 427 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Sections 184, 119/177 of the Motor Vehicle Act at Hinjewadi police station. The complaint in the matter was filed by the child's father, Sandeep More, 26.

Hours after the child was killed on Thursday, a 19-year-old was crushed to death by a Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) bus. The deceased teen was identified as Raman Narayan More, 19, a resident of Triveninagar in Talwade area of Pune.

The incident happened in front of Kalbhor hotel, near the Nigdi bus stop, at around 9 pm, while More was walking. A similar case was registered against an unidentified driver of the bus at Nigdi police station.

Another few hours later, in the early hours of Friday, two persons riding on a motorbike were killed after being hit by a speeding car. The two deceased were identified as Ashad Nayar and Edward John Gomez. The two were hit by a driver of an unidentified vehicle at around 1:25 am. The unidentified driver has been booked for causing death due to negligence.

Another couple of hours later, at around 3 am, a 25-year-old rider was killed and booked for causing his own death by speeding. The deceased was identified as Parag Jagatrao Ahirrao, 25, a resident of Vallabhnagar in Pimpri-Chinchwad area. He rammed his speeding bike into a stationary car near Sukhwani City in Vallabhnagar area of Pimpri.

A case was registered against Ahirrao at Pimpri police station.

First Published: Jun 17, 2018 16:32 IST