Four injured as container hits five vehicles near Navale bridge
Four persons were injured after a speeding container collided with five vehicles near the Navale bridge in Pune on Saturday evening.
Police said the container driver lost control over the vehicle, due to which it went to hit a bus, a tempo and other vehicles including a car near the Navale bridge on the Mumbai – Bangalore highway.
After receiving information, a team of Sinhagad road police station rushed to the spot. Senior police inspector Abhay Mahajan said five vehicles were hit by the container and four persons were injured in the mishap.
Mahajan said the process of lodging the FIR about the accident was on.
Meanwhile, the patch of the Mumbai-Bengaluru Highway between Katraj and Narhe —which includes the spot where the accident took place — remains a key accident prone area. This patch of the highway also has two major accident black spots identified as Navale Bridge and Selfie Point.
The two traffic jurisdictions looking after this patch of highway — Bharti Vidyapeeth and Sinhagad Road traffic divisions — have together reported as many 40 fatal accidents in 2022 in which 44 people have lost their lives.
Recently, four persons were killed while two others were injured when a goods truck they were travelling in caught fire after colliding with another vehicle near Navale bridge on October 16.
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