3 people died in separate road accidents in Mumbai.

3 people died in separate road accidents in Mumbai.

27-May-2024. Mon.

Three people died in separate road accidents in Mumbai over the weekend. The incidents highlight the severity of road accidents and the importance of road safety measures in the city. One tragic accident occurred on the Bandra-Worli Sea Link, where a speeding SUV rammed into several vehicles at the toll plaza, resulting in three deaths and 12 injuries. 

 

The Toyota Innova car, driven by a man who suffered minor injuries, crashed into a Mercedes just 100 meters before the toll post around 10:15 pm. In an attempt to flee the scene, the car then hit several other vehicles at the toll queue, damaging a total of six cars. The driver has been arrested, and his car has been seized. Another incident involved a seven-year-old boy named Ayan Jabir Khan, who was crushed to death by a dumper near Rafiq Nagar under Shivaji Nagar police station in Govandi while riding a bicycle. The dumper driver was later arrested. In a third accident, Basappa Kate, a 52-year-old man allegedly under the influence of alcohol, died after being hit by a biker outside his house in the RCF area of Chembur. 

 

The biker, Avinash, has been booked for rash driving and causing death due to negligence. Additionally, Asif Maqbool Khan, a 33-year-old resident of Jogeshwari, was seriously injured in Kurla when a truck rammed into his two-wheeler. Khan was rushed to Bhabha Hospital, where he was declared dead. These incidents are part of a larger problem in India, where every day, 1374 road traffic accidents occur, resulting in 400 deaths. The number of deaths in road accidents is projected to increase to 662 per day by 2030.The tragic loss of life in these accidents underscores the urgent need for improved road safety measures, stricter enforcement of traffic laws, and better infrastructure to prevent such incidents from occurring in the future.

 

Educating drivers about the dangers of reckless driving, speeding, and driving under the influence of alcohol is also crucial to reducing the number of road accidents in Mumbai and across India. Three People Die in Separate Road Accidents in Mumbai. Three people died in separate road accidents in Mumbai over the weekend. One incident involved a speeding SUV crashing into vehicles at the Bandra-Worli Sea Link toll plaza, resulting in three deaths and 12 injuries. Another accident killed a 7-year-old boy who was hit by a dumper while riding his bicycle. The third incident involved a 52-year-old man who died after being hit by a biker while allegedly under the influence of alcohol. 

 

Massive Blast at Chemical Factory in Dombivli Kills 12. A boiler exploded at Amudan Chemicals in Dombivli MIDC area on Thursday, killing 12 people. The blast shattered glass panes and damaged rooftops within a 4-kilometer radius. Authorities found the boiler was unregistered and used highly reactive peroxides. 16 Killed in Mumbai Hoarding Collapse, Owner Arrested. The death toll in the Ghatkopar hoarding collapse incident on May 13 has risen to 17. The owner of Ego Media Pvt Ltd, which installed the illegal billboard, was arrested from Udaipur and brought to Mumbai. Officials suggest the collapse was due to a weak foundation of the hoarding’s pillar.

 

Mumbai Metro is partially suspended for Security Reasons. The Mumbai Metro services were suspended between Jagruti Nagar and Ghatkopar stations from 6 pm on Wednesday until further notice due to security reasons. This led to a stampede-like situation at Thane railway station as local trains were delayed by half an hour. These incidents highlight the need for improved safety measures, stricter enforcement of laws, and better infrastructure in Mumbai to prevent such tragedies from occurring in the future.

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