40-year-old passenger hit by trailer near Kharegaon toll
Thane: 40-year-old passenger mowed down by trailer near Kharegaon naka toll | Picture file
Thane: A 40-year-old passenger was mowed down by a trailer when he fell from the bicycle near the Kharegaon Naka tollbooth on the Mumbai-Nashik highway in Thane. The incident happened on Sunday, July 31 around 3:30 p.m.
The Regional Disaster Management Cell (RDMC) team received the information in the disaster management room from a passerby about the accident near the Kharegaon toll gate in Naka.
Avinash Sawant, Head of RDMC, Thane said: “Honda Shine bike number MH-03 DQ 0246 owned by Bharat Mohan Mistry and Yogesh Naik rode it while Santosh Mistry (40) sat as a passenger. The team from the disaster management unit along with traffic police personnel, and firefighters were present on the scene with a pick-up vehicle and an emergency vehicle.
Sawant added: “Santosh Mistry, a resident of Sathewadi, Wagle Estate in Thane, fell off the bike when the bike skidded in the sand on the road and died on the spot. He was mowed down by an unknown trailer coming from behind. His body was being sent to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Hospital in Kalwa for an autopsy.”
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